Edward (Eddie) Haddad is the Managing Director of SWIFT, in Asia Pacific, based in Singapore and leads the commercial activities in the region, serving some 2,000 clients including Central Banks, Market Infrastructures, Financial Institutions and
Corporates. He also manages SWIFT’s Financial Crime & Compliance, Corporates and Analytics business teams in the region. With more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry Eddie has held a number of leadership roles across multiple disciplines, including general management, sales, & marketing, strategy and finance. Eddie is a director of SWIFT India, a joint venture with SWIFT and nine leading Indian banks. Previously he was a Managing Director at Thomson Reuters, Asia where he held a variety of roles including Senior Company officer for ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand, India & The Sub Continent and Senior Operating officer at Thomson Reuters Japan.
He has extensive knowledge of the Asia Pacific markets where he has been living and working for more than 15 years. Eddie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business & Finance from Monash University and he is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.