Rt. Hon Sir Tony Baldry
Rt. Hon Sir Tony Baldry
The Rt Hon Sir Tony Baldry is a UK citizen and the UK government’s former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Foreign and Commonwealth Office overseeing the West Indies, South Asia, Africa, and North America. He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2012 and appointed to the HM Privy Council in 2014, and became a Lay Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford in 2015. During his accomplished career, Sir Tony led multiple official UK trade missions across the globe, including serving as an Honorary Member of the 48 Group for his work with China. Sir Tony was a member of Parliament (MP) for 32 years and a UK government Minister for 8 years. His ministerial posts included Minister of State Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Department of Energy, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Department of the Environment, and a Minister in the UK Foreign Office. Sir Tony was also a Personal Aide to the legendary former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Following his retirement from the Parliament in 2015, UK Prime Minister David Cameron commended Sir Tony as “the finest example of an MP.” Sir Tony has a Master of Arts degree in International Development and a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Sussex. He was a visiting Parliamentary Fellow at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, and continues to be a guest member of the University of Oxford. Sir Tony is currently the leader of a commercial set of Barristers’ Chambers “One Essex Court” in London.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Antonio Kenyatta is a U.S. citizen with decades of accounting, audit, Wall Street investment banking, and private equity experience, including nearly 20 years at senior level positions in financial reporting and audits of both private and public companies. While at Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan as an executive investment banker, Mr. Kenyatta deployed financial strategies that empowered clients to accomplish record-breaking deal transactions including advice on capital raises, bridging strategic relationships, mergers and divestitures. After a successful investment banking career, Mr. Kenyatta led senior accounting, audit, and operating roles at several New York-based private equity firms overseeing dozens of their worldwide operations. While serving as Vice President of Accounting, Financial Controller with financial reporting responsibilities, meeting deadlines on quarterly and annual regulatory filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr. Kenyatta worked with top-tier corporations such as JPMorgan Chase, Highbridge Capital Management, and GlobeOp Financial Services. Recently, he was a Senior Manager, Consultant with a Big Four accounting firm (Ernest &Young) in New York City. At E&Y, Mr. Kenyatta participated in the audits of several multi-billion dollar public companies. He has a relentless focus on efficient workflow processes to maximize profitability, scalability and quantum growth, successfully building dynamic teams that repeatedly exceed expectations and performance levels. Born in California, Mr. Kenyatta holds a BA from the University of California, Berkeley. He is trilingual in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Mr. Anthony Gajor is a dual citizen of the United States and St. Kitts & Nevis with nearly a decade of experience in marketing, banking, business development, and corporate finance. He started his career as a successful Benefits Consultant and Licensed Health Insurance Agent at Aflac, one of the largest insurance companies in the United States. He was the former Business Development Manager of a leading St. Kitts & Nevis fintech firm where he oversaw client relationships, business development, and executive management. While in banking, Mr. Gajor provides direct leadership in marketing, corporate finance, and private banking, advising on strategic discussions with global partners while serving a large ultra-high-net-worth clientele. As an executive member of the Government Policy Group at Hamilton Reserve Bank, Mr. Gajor advises the Bank on government policies. Mr. Gajor is a board member of the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society, which is the Trustee of the world-renowned Alexander Hamilton Museum. He is also a board member of Fintech Bank Ltd, a duly licensed commercial bank headquartered in Malaysia. Mr. Gajor’s board position was fully approved by the Malaysian banking regulators. Mr. Gajor graduated from the University of New Haven with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and a minor in Accounting.
KENNEDY DENG BELAREK
Director of Operations
KENNEDY DENG BELAREK
Kennedy Deng Belarek is an experienced commercial banker with 3 leading banks in Southeast Asia. He specialized in credit proposal and financial analysis for project financing, property development, and agriculture financing with a loan portfolio size of over USD 350 million. In banking operations, he led an operations team to streamline processes, manage data accuracy and support a sales force of over 300 relationship managers. Kennedy also held leadership roles as Head of Business Operations and Business Development for a leading BPO in Malaysia with a workforce of 700 employees. In his current role, he is responsible for the overall operations of the bank supporting sales, customer service, and back-office operations.
Rabiatul has over 10 years of experience in the banking industry specializing in credit processing and administration. She graduated from University Technology Mara (UiTM) Malaysia with a Bachelor's Degree in Customer Service Management in 2009. She has extensive experience in Credit Operations with numerous Banks in Malaysia. Rabiatul started her career with UOB Bank in 2010 as a Senior Executive overlooking Credit Documentation to enable the Bank to effectively disbursing loans. After a 4-year stint with UOB Bank, she moved to Hong Leong Bank where she played the role of Team Manager overseeing a few teams in streamlining of Business Processes and the fine-tuning of the Loan Origination System incorporating new automation and regulatory cross-checks to ensure efficiency and improve the turnover time of loan processing.
Winnie Ong serves as an accountant of FINTECH BANK. She is responsible for the full aspect of accounting matters and reports to the company’s CEO & CFO for financial reporting and assists with the review and development of internal controls. Winnie is currently a fellowship of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). She has accumulated over 20 years of working experience in audit and commercial accounting across SMEs, public listed companies (PLC), and multinational companies (MNC).
With a strong academic background in the accounting field, Winnie debuted her career as an Auditor in Lim, Tay & Co. and was responsible for audit fieldworks, statutory audits, inventory stock take, preparing and finalizing audited financial statements. She was then promoted as Senior Auditor to oversee and train junior auditors on the full audit process. Winnie’s client portfolio includes companies from various industries and sectors ranging from trading, manufacturing, construction to investment holding.
After 5 years in the audit field, Winnie decided to widen her exposure in the commercial field by joining Subang Alam Sdn. Bhd. (a property development company) as Accountant with the responsibility to handle the full spectrum of accounting functions including full set accounts, month-end closing, and handling staff payroll. Over the years, Winnie further developed her leadership skills and accounting knowledge as an Accountant in companies from various sectors such as IT support and system services, foods and beverages, film production house, and E & P software provider to oil and gas companies. Before FINTECH BANK, Winnie was a Senior Accountant in Paradigm Geophysical Sdn. Bhd., a multinational company under Emerson group and solely responsible for financial reporting of Malaysia entities and the full spectrum of Accounts Receivables functions for Asia Pacific entities (Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, India & China).