Solomon Tay

Head, IT Controls and Information Security, Singapore Exchange (SGX)

27+ years of IT experience in delivering large-scale systems, re-engineering IT and Operational processes. Domain expertise in Government, Banking and Insurance sectors.

I joined SGX in 2018 as Head of IT Controls and Information Security.

Prior to SGX, I held senior IT positions in the financial sector including ANZ, CIMB Bank Berhad, Barclays PLC, Standard Chartered Bank, OCBC Bank and UOB Bank. I started my career in the government sector with the National Computer Board (Singapore) in 1990 as part of the Singapore Government’s Civil Service Computerization Programme (CSCP).

I am passionate about simplifying processes, improving productivity, driving innovation and delivering robust and secure services for the business units.

Professional activities:
I am an active member of Standing Committee for CyberSecurity (SCCS) formed by the Association of Banks in Singapore. More recently, I I lead the subgroup for External and Partnership Services in the Industry Core Working Group for the new revision of MAS TRM in 2018. I am also an active member in ABS Cloud Computing Guidelines workgroup in crafting the new version 2.0. Participated in the ABS SCCS Study trip to UK in 2018.