Benjamin Quinlan is the CEO and Managing Partner of Quinlan & Associates. He is the former Chairman of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong and currently Chairs the Innovation & Technology Committee at the Australian Chamber of Commerce.
Benjamin is an Adjunct Professor at the AIT School of Management, a Conference Ambassador for the Hong Kong Tourism Board, sits on the Advisory Committee for Hong Kong Science and Technology Park’s Technology Validation Initiative, is a member of the Asian Financial Forum Steering Committee for the Hong Kong Trade and Development Council, and sits on the Finance & Treasury Committee at the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. He is also the Chairman of krip and Divit, a Board Advisor at Fusang, a Senior Advisor at a number of leading startups, a Mentor for PingAn’s Cloud Accelerator, a Guest Contributor for eFinancialCareers and Regulation Asia, and has been recognised as one Asia’s leading FinTech influencers.
Benjamin has an extensive track record advising many of the world’s leading multinational companies, financial services organisations, SMEs, and start-ups on a variety of high-profile strategic engagements. He is quoted extensively in the global financial press and is frequently interviewed by leading media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, TIME, Bloomberg, CNBC, and Reuters. He is also a regular keynote speaker at leading financial services industry conferences across the world.
Prior to founding Quinlan & Associates, Benjamin was the Head of Strategy for Deutsche Bank AG’s Equities business in Asia Pacific and its Investment Bank in Greater China, and sat on a number of the bank’s global and regional executive committees. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Benjamin worked as a Management Consultant at Oliver Wyman in the firm’s Corporate & Institutional Banking practice and was widely regarded as one of Oliver Wyman’s global subject matter experts in investment banking and capital markets.
Before joining Oliver Wyman, Benjamin worked at UBS AG in the bank’s Asia Pacific Client Coverage and Group Strategy departments. He began his career in M&A and Capital Markets Advisory at PwC in Sydney.
Benjamin holds a Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a First-Class Honours Degree in Economics (on scholarship) from Macquarie University, Sydney.