Mr. Wai-Lum Kwok, CFA

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Mr. Wai-Lum Kwok, CFA

Senior Executive Director, Capital Markets
Financial Services Regulatory Authority


Wai Lum joined the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) in June 2015.  He heads up the Capital Markets division responsible for authorisation and supervision of financial market infrastructures and capital markets intermediaries.  The division also regulates the offering of securities and collective investment funds.


Wai Lum also spearheads FSRA’s strategy and efforts in the supervision of Financial Technology (FinTech) innovation and development of the FinTech ecosystem in ADGM.


Wai Lum has more than 15 years of supervisory experience.  Prior to ADGM, Wai Lum served as the Director of the Capital Markets Intermediaries with the Monetary Authority of Singapore.  Wai Lum graduated from Imperial College, London with an M.Eng in Electrical Engineering and holds an M.Sc in Applied Finance from the National University of Singapore.  He is a CFA charter holder.