Individual: Cindy Nicholson
Position: Managing Director, Asia Pacific
Location: Sydney, Australia
Cindy Nicholson is the Managing Director, Asia Pacific for ValidSoft Limited and is responsible for overall management of the region, including Sales and Marketing.
She has over 20 years combined experience in Investment Banking, Financial Software Solutions and Management Consulting within the Financial Services Industry with a specific focus on assessing requirements, analysing software solutions, through to complete implementation and roll out of multi-million dollar programs. Clients included Macquarie Bank Limited, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Bankers Trust (Australia) Limited.
Prior to ValidSoft, Ms Nicholson held senior roles with JP Morgan (London) and Credit Suisse Financial Products (London), specialising in the management of Derivative Products from a Trading and Operational perspective. During her tenure at CSFP, they became the No 1 Swaps and Derivatives Financial Services company in the world.
In 1994, having migrated to Australia, Ms Nicholson focused on enabling key global leaders in Financial Services Technology to establish successful regional bases in Asia Pacific. Companies included SunGard Capital Markets, Infinity Financial Technology & Sybase. During this time, Cindy worked with key Financial Services clients throughout Asia Pacific, The Americas and EMEA and was primarily responsible for Sales, Marketing and delivery of solutions to these key clients.
Over many years Ms Nicholson has gained a strong reputation as an industry expert in her field and has established key relationships in the Financial Markets sector, including senior client relationships with leading global and regional Banks.