FST Media: What are your business and digital priorities for the next 6 months?

Beaumont: I’m responsible for transforming how we deliver service and improve service standards in Standard Chartered’s client contact centres across 23 locations in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. A lot of these improvements will be delivered through technology so our clients can enjoy a better banking experience. 

The Victorian government is racing to become a cyber-security hub under an incubator funding package that galvanises domestic and global partners.

FST Media: What are your business and digital priorities for the next 6 months?

Brisco: A major focus for Manulife in Asia is to continue the digitization of our capabilities which is vital if we are to deliver an unparalleled customer experience. 

HSBC and 11 other banks across Asia are looking to up their focus on innovation to help revitalise the Asia-Pacific banking market.

Payments giant Visa will launch a local contest for fintech start-ups in Australia and New Zealand to encourage application development for its network.

Newly-appointed inaugural head of Fintech Australia, Danielle Szetho, has identified Australia’s biggest innovation challenge.

New York-based global financial services giant MasterCard has showcased its latest innovative payment solution in Hong Kong.

The Coalition is raising the stakes on its election promises under a $15 million funding package unveiled by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

FST Media: What are your business and digital priorities for the next 6 months?

The Australian Federal Treasury (AFT) will team up with a research unit from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in an effort to better understand the innovation of bitcoin.