Mr TK Yap, CFA, is Executive Director at OCBC Securities overseeing the Institutional Business Group, which includes the institutional execution and electronic execution teams handling Asean direct execution and ETF block execution.His experience in the investment and securities business over the last 30 years spanned local and foreign firms, buy and sell sides, distribution and origination. His stockbroking background involved stints as head of research and head of sales of a regional brokerage in the early 90s. He joined OCBC Securities in 1998 to start its broker dealer sales trading and electronic execution business, serving the cash, derivatives, portfolio trading, proprietary and market making desks of the global and regional broker dealers, electronic trading networks, and other market participants who require an execution service with local sales trading color, such as the trading desks of private banks and buy sides. He is currently expanding the firm’s reach into proprietary and automated trading firms, market makers, delta one and synthetic/swap desks.TK serves on the Securities Advisory Committee of the Singapore Exchange and other committees on the Institute of Banking and Finance, the Securities Investors Association of Singapore and has also served on Monetary Authority of Singapore committees and task forces.