Benjamin Quinlan CEO / Managing Partner

Benjamin Quinlan

CEO / Managing Partner

Professional Bio

Benjamin Quinlan is the CEO and Managing Partner of Quinlan & Associates.

Benjamin is the former Chairman of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong and is a Board Member and Chair of 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, and sits on various Advisory/Steering Committees and Working Groups for Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP), Hong Kong Trade and Development Council (HKTDC), the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC), and the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce (HKGCC). He is also the Chairman of krip and Divit, a Co-Founder of Nevermind Post-Quantum, a Board Advisor at Fusang, a Senior Advisor at several FinTech startups, a Mentor for PingAn’s Cloud Accelerator, and a Guest Contributor for eFinancialCareers and Regulation Asia. He is recognised as one of Asia’s leading FinTech influencers.

Benjamin has an extensive track record advising governments and 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 globe.

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 numerous global and regional executive committees. Before Deutsche Bank, Benjamin worked as a Management Consultant at Oliver Wyman in the firm’s Corporate & Institutional Banking practice.

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.


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