Dr Yap Ghim-Eng

Head of Data Analytics & Engineering
Monetary Authority of Singapore

Dr. Ghim-Eng Yap heads the Data Analytics & Engineering CoE in the Monetary Authority of Singapore, MAS. Besides overseeing the smooth delivery of Data Analytics (DA) projects & products, his team sets out the enterprise standards and guidelines around tools, processes & environments for conducting DA. Ghim-Eng is concurrently the Director of the Data Collection Transformation (DCT) Programme, leading the production launch of MAS' new Data Collection Gateway (DCG) and maintaining oversight of all the related projects to transform the way MAS collects & consumes FIs' returns for supervision, policies etc.

Prior to MAS, Ghim-Eng helmed multiple initiatives in A*STAR, partnering with the industry to translate cutting-edge research through Industry-led Joint Lab & Smart Nation Programme. He holds a US patent on a method for privacy preserving data collection, won some machine learning contests and shares his research in AI applications at various data & knowledge conferences and journals.