Regional Committees

As a global organisation it is important that we maintain strong links with individual regions.

Our Regional Committees ensure that regional and local needs are addressed as we continue to develop our standards and guidance as well as assist with stakeholder and regulatory relationships in the region.

APAC Committee and Singapore Advisory Committee

The SBAI APAC Committee was formed in June 2016

Committee Members

Chair: Richard Johnston, Albourne Partners


  • Frances Chang, Noah Holdings Limited
  • Chris Gradel, PAG
  • Theresa Han, GCM Grosvenor
  • Ted Lee, Independent Advisor
  • Wei Lui, Clocktower
  • William Ma, GROW Asset Management (HK) Limited
  • Ben Samild, Future Fund
  • Betty Tay, GIC


  • Albert Goh, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
  • China Investment Corporation
Singapore Advisory Committee

The Singapore Advisory Committee was formed in November 2022. 

Committee Members

Chair: Debra Ng, Albourne Partners


  • Charmaine Chin, Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM)
  • Jason Tan, Orchard Global Asset Management
  • Sin Mui Tan, Nanyang Technological University
  • Betty Tay, GIC
  • Harvey Toor, Singapore Management University
  • Scott Treloar, Noviscient
  • Mark Wong, Dymon Asia Capital


EMEA Committee

The SBAI EMEA Committee was formed in June 2020

Committee Members

Chair: Elena Manola-Bonthond, CERN Pension Fund

Deputy Chair: Doc Horn, Pictet Asset Management


  • Patrick Bronger, APG Asset Management
  • Erik Eidolf, Nordkinn Asset Management
  • Stuart Fiertz, Cheyne Capital Management (UK) LLP
  • Helen Idenstedt, AP1
  • Jessica Ross, Albourne Partners Limited
  • Kai Rimpi, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
  • Martin Tornqvist, Capital Fund Management
  • Pontus von Essen, AP7

North American Committee

The SBAI NA Committee was formed in March 2018

Committee Members

Chair: Derek Drummond, State of Wisconsin Investment Board

Deputy Chair: Sapna Vir, Verition Fund Management


  • John Claisse, Albourne Partners
  • Samantha Foster, Russell Investments
  • Ingrid Kiefer, SLR Capital Partners
  • Michelle Knudsen, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Brandon Gill New, AIMCo
  • Edward O’Reilly, Citadel
  • John Richardson, Ionic Capital Management
  • Tom Sherwood, Magnetar Capital