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.
Established in 2018 and fully regulated by MAS, Propine holds a Capital Markets Services (CMS) license 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 facilitation, investor and regulatory reporting and other services for global security issuers.
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.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Suresh is COO of Propine with extensive asset servicing experience in the financial services industry. During his tenure at State Street Corporation, Suresh held executive positions in Operations, Information Technology, Product, Project and Program Management, and Governance. He has led and has been involved in the development and implementation of complex market and product expansion strategies across both APAC and Europe. Suresh has Master of Business Administration (International Business) from the University of New England and a Graduate Diploma in Information Technology from the University of Southern Queensland and is also a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
DIRECTOR – INFORMATION SECURITY
Sanjay Menon has joined Propine as Director of information Security. In this role, Sanjay will be responsible for Propine’s initiatives in DevSecOps, Threat Detection and Response along with Audit and Compliance. Sanjay comes with more than two decades of experience in information security and has held senior roles across multiple Information Security and Technology Risk domains in organisations like Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan, Statestreet, Mercedez-Benz and Symantec. Sanjay holds a Masters degree in information Security from Royal Holloway, University of London and is a qualified CISSP. During his free time, Sanjay like to catch up on his reading.
DIRECTOR – MARKETING AND PARTNERSHIPS
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.
Fizah is a compliance specialist with a wide range of experience in various client models, such as asset management and retail, corporate, and private banking. Fizah, as she likes to be known, also brings with her a wealth of experience in CDD/ KYC AML and compliance training, and has advised various financial services stakeholders at the senior level. With her strong interpersonal skills, customer-centric approach, and commitment to delivering quality work, Fizah has been awarded Silver at the 2016 Excellent Service Award (EXSA), a national award that recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding customer service. Fizah manages the Compliance aspects for Propine, as a manager at Integrium. She holds a BSc (Banking & Finance) from University of London.