Chionh Chye Kit
Chief Executive Officer
Chye Kit is the CEO and Founder of Traceto.io and is responsible for its strategic direction, growth and business operations.
Chye Kit is also the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Cynopsis Solutions Pte. Ltd., a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company founded and based in Singapore that specialises in regulatory, control and governance. Cynopsis offers cost effective, flexible and scalable anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorism financing (CTF) solutions to customers.
Chye Kit is also the Founder and Director of CCK Solutions Private Limited, a consultancy company dedicated to provide unparalleled consultancy services on various regulatory and Compliance matters. He focuses on AML/CTF areas for both financial and non-financial service industry in Singapore.
Currently, Chye Kit serves as an Advisor to Kyber.Network, a new generation decentralised cryptocurrency exchange and to RegPac, an end to end global regulatory technology (RegTech) ecosystem builder and knowledge sharing platform in Asia.
Prior to these business ventures, Chye Kit has about 15 years of financial and capital markets experience in Asia gained largely from working in Macquarie Group and ING Bank. His previous role with Macquarie was Managing Director and Regional Head of Compliance, Asia where he managed a large team of Compliance professionals across the Asian region. This included developing and building of key regional functions such as regulatory risk assessment, monitoring & surveillance as well as anti-money laundering programmes.
He started his career in an external audit role with PricewaterhouseCoopers and spent about 3 years specialising in audit of financial services providers.
Chye Kit graduated with Honours Degree in Accountancy with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is a Fellow of International Compliance Association, United Kingdom and is conferred the designation of “IBF Advanced” certification with The Institute of Banking and Finance in Singapore.
Chye Kit has been invited to speak on numerous Compliance seminars in Asia. He has been a speaker, panellist and moderator in various conferences, seminars and events organised by Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA), Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants in Singapore (ISCA), Corporate Secretaries Institute of Singapore (CSIS), Bursa Malaysia, ISACA Malaysia Chapter, Asian Institute of Finance, Malaysia, Hong Kong FinTech Week, Taiwan FinTechBase Festival, International Compliance Association, RHT Compliance Solutions, AsiaRisk, SMARTS.Broker and various FinTech and RegTech events.
On a part-time basis, Chye Kit is engaged by International Compliance Training Academy as a lecturer in their various offerings of PPg Diploma, Diploma and Advanced Certifications in Governance, Risk & Compliance and AML/CTF programs where he trained hundreds of professional Compliance Officers in Singapore on regulatory advisory. Separately, he is engaged by ISCA and CSIS to develop training syllabus and content in respect of AML/CTF as well as deliver the training for the corporate secretariat sector.
Chye Kit is co-authoring the world first crowd-sourced publication on RegTech, The RegTech Book where he pens his views on applicability of RegTech beyond financial services sector. The book will be published by Wiley early 2018.
When he is not working, Chye Kit spends quality time with his wife and 3 children.