Advisory Board & Mentors

Carrie Suen

Head of International Legal Team, Ant Financial


Carrie is currently the Head of Ant Financial international legal team, where she oversees legal and regulatory support to Ant Financial’s international business in more than 50 countries and regions. Ant Financial is dedicated to using technology to bring the world equal opportunities. Its technologies, including blockchain, artificial intelligence, security, Internet of Things and computing, empower its ecosystem partners to serve the unbanked and underbanked worldwide.

Prior to joining Alibaba and Ant Financial, Carrie’s practice focused on mergers and acquisitions for private equity and corporate clients at leading US law firm Weil Gotshal & Manges. She also has experience in equity offerings and corporate governance matters involving Hong Kong public companies. Carrie received her law degree from London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to that, she received her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Economics from University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.

Advisory Board & Mentors

Raja Al Mazrouei

Executive Vice President - FinTech Hive


Ghinwa Baradhi

Chief Information Officer for MENA & Turkey


Gladys Chun

General Counsel & Head of Government Affairs

Lazada Group

Kristy Duncan - Profile

Founder & CEO

Women in Payments 

Monica Garde

Product Manager


Carol Grunberg

VP & Executive Officer

Northwestern Mutual

Kirti Lad

Executive Director

Meraki Executive Search & Consulting

Meirav Peled

Director of Partnerships


Azhar Mambetova

Head of Strategic & Innovative Projects Department

Kompanion Bank

Evans Munyuki

Chief Digital Officer

Emirates NBD

Carrie Suen

Head of International Legal Team

Ant Financial

Vikram Subrahmanyam

MD Asia Pacific CIO & Operations & Technology Head


Debra Taylor

Founder & COO

Open Sparkz