Jenny Chong was appointed a Non Executive Director in January 2020.
Jenny Chong has a 20 year career in Investment Banking Technology. She grew up in Singapore, and after graduating from the London School of Economics, she joined Credit Suisse. Starting in Equities, she has since worked across client relationship management, infrastructure, software engineering, application development, program management, big data and AI.
Her most recent role was as Credit Suisse’s Global Head of Electronic Communications Surveillance, product owner of their award-winning regulatory compliance platform. The platform performs analytics to detect potential malicious and market abuse behaviour; leveraging natural language processing and deep learning to cognitively learn human context, identify patterns to create behavioural models and detect anomalous signals. This platform won the Financial Times WealthTech Award for “Best Private Bank Globally for Big Data & AI” and the British Computer Society competition for demonstrating “Progress Towards Machine Intelligence”.
Jenny is currently Head of Innovation and Data Analytics for KogoPay, a mobile payments FinTech; Managing Partner of Knightingale Consulting; and a Technology Advisor to various early-stage start-ups. She also sits on various committees for The Design Museum and Egypt Exploration Society; and on the global advisory board for Business of Data. She is a mentor and advisor with Imperial College London’s IVMS (Imperial Venture Mentoring Scheme) and their Engineering Faculty’s ITES (Imperial Technology Experts Service).
Jenny is actively involved in various initiatives to promote STEM, gender equality, diversity and inclusion. She most recently won the 2019 Tech Star award at the “Women in Banking and Finance Annual Awards for Achievement”.