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Founding Member of TSSAG

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Roger Harrold


Roger is a freelance consultant and works with several business entities, operating or that have an interest in South East Asia. His key area of focus is in business development, expansion and projects in rationalization, efficiency and remediation.
Roger has spent most of his career at Deutsche Bank. Primarily in leading development in financial services. Roger spent 30 years with Deutsche Bank; for the last 12 years he was Managing Director and member of the Global Management team for Trust and the Securities Services.  Roger was globally responsible for building a broad, successful franchise in Investor Services. Roger was tasked with providing Custody, Accounting Services, Fund Administration, Securities lending and Registrar Services from over 40 direct markets to a broad client base, including the world largest Institutional clients.

After Deutsche Bank Roger was Managing Director and responsible for Product Management in Asia Pacific for World Wide Securities Services at JP Morgan.
Roger Harrold is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Financial Services. 

MD, Alfasec Advisors


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Alfa-sec Advisors


Our firm is managed by accomplished financial service leaders with extensive exposure in running global enterprise operating in Asia. 


This expertise covers three key areas namely:


  • Advisory work with companies seeking to expand or develop business in Asia Pacific & supporting clients to establish a footprint in Singapore and the Asian Region.

  • Project leadership especcially in business rationalisastion, efficiency and remediation work including Interim Management

  • Fund Services Industry to support there growth aspirtations in the Asian region



20 Collyer Quay #09-01 Singapore 049319

Phone: +65 973 875 90



Established in 2013
A Specialist Consulting and Advisory Firm in Fund & the Securities Services covering Asia Pacific
Headquartered in Singapore with an office in HK, affiliates in Canada and  
Independent and owned by the founding partners
A vision to provide professional, competent, ethical and reliable  consulting services to all Clients

Client Focus:
Asset Managers, Insurance & Pension Funds
Alternatives Managers and Administrators
Transfer Agents
The Securities Service Providers
Private Equity firms
Start up companies in Transaction banking or high-volume transactions  
Technology Companies

Service Focus:
Consulting /Transformation
Program / Project Management, Special Initiatives, Outsourcing, Interim Management, Due Diligence, Business / Process Re-engineering, Network Management and Benchmarking
Fund Advisory
Funds domicile and set up, Operations and & Administration, Transfer Agents and logistics  
Management and oversight timely delivery on External & Internal Audit or Regulatory action plan


Domain Expertise:
Traditional and Alternative Fund Services 
Fund Administration
Custody Services and Banking 
FX, Cash and Liquidity Management
Operational design and Improvements
Offshoring & Outsourcing Governance & design
Program and Project Management
Risk Management 
Corporate /Fund Governance / Directorships




Core Team

Philippe Metoudi

Philippe was formerly Member of the Executive Board of Clearstream Banking, serving as Chairman of the Market Committee responsible for customer relationships in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. During his tenure with Clearstream, Philippe collaborated with Asian central banks and regulators to improve the efficiency of regional clearing systems. In 1993, he was a member of a planning group, sponsored by the Asian Development Bank, to develop guidelines for clearing and settlement in Asia. Mr. Metoudi led the marketing efforts for many of Clearstream’s most recognised products and developed its Asian franchise.

In 2011, Philippe received a “Lifetime Achievement Award” by Global Custodian magazine in recognition of his contribution to the Securities industry. In 2009, he was named “Banker of the Year” by The Asset magazine. Prior to joining Clearstream Banking, Philippe was with American Express Bank, working in Geneva, New York and Hong Kong. His last position with American Express Bank was Director of the Investment Department.

Philippe Metoudi is a graduate of the Executive Development Program at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA. He holds Master of Science degrees in Finance and Econometrics from the University of Grenoble, France.


Suresh Gopal

Suresh Gopal was formerly Head of Asia-Pacific-Strategic Client Solutions and Products and Senior Vice President at State Street Corporation  In his last role, he was  responsible for developing market investment strategies, driving strategic end-to-end client solutions through product innovation and implementation of cross-product capabilities.

Suresh had been with State Street Corporation since 1988.  During his tenure at State Street, Suresh held various positions in fund servicing, investment administration, information technology, project management and governance.  Some if his previous roles included Director of Information Technology at State Street Australia Limited and State Street Banque Paris, Chief Operating Officer State Street Asia Ex-Japan and Head of Asia-Pacific Product and Project Services. Through these roles he has gained extensive experience in managing large and diverse fund administration, middle office, custody and technology teams, program and project managing complex projects and instituting change across multiple jurisdictions. He has a proven track record in developing and managing high performing teams in both APAC and Europe.

Suresh also served as Deputy General Manager of State Street Bank & Trust Company, Singapore Branch responsible for new business on boarding, corporate risk management and governance, and regulatory related activities. In addition, he was an executive director of State Street Malaysia Sdn. Bhd and State Street Brunei Sdn. Bhd. He also gained extensive Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) governance experience through his role as executive director for State Street Bank Trust (SG) Limited.

Suresh has a Master of Business Administration in International Business from tor for University of New England in New South Wales and a Graduate Diploma of Information Technology from the University of Southern Queensland. Suresh is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Philippe Metoudi
Suresh Gopal
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