Executive Vice President, Head of Derivatives
Mr. Michael Syn is Head of Derivatives at SGX. Mr. Syn has management responsibility for SGX’s award-winning derivatives trading and clearing business, offering a full suite of derivatives products across Asian equity indices, commodities and foreign exchange. He oversees Energy Market Company (EMC), a wholly owned subsidiary of SGX which operates Singapore’s wholesale electricity market, as well as the Baltic Exchange based in London.
Mr. Syn joined SGX on 1 March 2011 with a background in investment banking and investment management, having worked in both London and Singapore. Prior to SGX, he was Chief Operating Officer of DBS Asset Management, a subsidiary of DBS Bank.
Mr. Syn serves on the boards of EMC and the Baltic Exchange. He also serves on the advisory board of The Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI) at the National University of Singapore, and the council of the Economic Society of Singapore. Syn graduated with MA and PhD degrees from Gonville & Caius College in Cambridge University and attended the Harvard Advanced Management Program (AMP).