About Us

Digital Securities Services For Institutional Clients

The financial world has moved from considering digital assets as a frivolous hobby of the select few to a serious asset class that has the potential to appreciate exponentially. This development has necessitated the creation of a new wave of services for digital securities that are aimed to fulfil the needs of institutional clients. Propine is the first end-to-end securities services firm built for digital securities from the ground up.

IN MONETARY AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE’S REGULATORY SANDBOX

We have been admitted into MAS’s regulatory sandbox since 8th November 2019 and granted the first Capital Market Services licence to provide independent digital asset custody services. We offer a full range of services adapted to the latest financial markets and regulatory trends across custody, asset servicing, trade settlement, investor and regulatory reporting and global security issuers.

GLOBAL DIGITAL ASSET CUSTODIAN — ISO 27001 CERTIFICATION

Established in the year 2018 as a digital asset custodian for institutions by a veteran team consisting of bankers, cybersecurity specialists, compliance lawyers and blockchain engineers, Propine is now the only digital asset custodian globally to have been granted the ISO 27001 certification.

Meet The Team

Tuhina Singh

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND CO-FOUNDER

In a career spanning over 16 years, Tuhina has made markets for institutional investors in several asset classes, set up derivatives trading desk for a private Indian bank from scratch and successfully led the implementation of Calypso for a bank treasury before becoming an active participant in the Singapore crypto space from 2015. Having graduated as a computer engineer from the prestigious BITS Pilani and then an MBA from the premier Indian Institute of Management, Tuhina, is the CEO and co-founder of Propine, backed by well-regarded institutional investors in Singapore.

WONG LIANG ZAN

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER AND CO-FOUNDER

The Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Propine, Zan has over 13 years of experience in building scalable enterprise software solutions with high performing teams. With a wealth of experience in both startups and enterprises, Zan is well-versed in scaling teams from startups to enterprises. The previous two startups where Zan led his respective teams had extremely successful exits with Urban Fox being acquired by Keppel T&T whilst Dropsuite was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. He holds an electrical engineering degree from the National University of Singapore.

Amit Deshmukh

DIRECTOR – SECURITY OPERATIONS

Amit has spent over 15 years assisting financial, telecom, and government organisations of all sizes to meet cyber-security’s unique challenges. The experience has enabled him to gain a unique perspective of cyber-security threats, adversary motivations and tactics. With the ability to apply risk-centric thinking, he has the breadth and depth of experience to execute on a wide range of cyber security program challenges. Amit holds a Masters degree from Queensland University of Technology.

UTHRA PARAMESWARAN

DIRECTOR – COMPLIANCE AND OPERATIONS

A commerce and law graduate from the University of Mumbai, Uthra is a seasoned Compliance and Operational risk management professional with a strategic problem solving approach and passion to drive new initiatives. Over the last 18 years, her career has spanned across various asset classes and Asian markets in supporting organisations manage regulatory risks, develop and operationalise risk frameworks, implementing governance models and fund structures, setting up compliance and risk frameworks for new markets and supporting product developments. With her strong blend and understanding of global regulatory best practices and implementation constraints in Asian markets, she had most recently chaired the Risk Committee of M&G Real Estate in Asia.

IAN FONG

DIRECTOR – MARKETING AND PR

Ian brings a wealth of more than two decades of experience in both startups and enterprises, specialising in B2B and B2C marketing and communications in technology, MICE, leisure tourism and media industries. Being a marketing trailblazer in times of digital disruption, he is one of the pioneers in content marketing during the internet boom. He led and managed the marketing outreach programme for the world’s largest Singapore FinTech Festival where he significantly increased the number of participants year on year from 14K in 2016 to over 40K from 127 countries in 2018.

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