Steve Monaghan is accountable for AIA’s group innovation agenda, a Limited Partner in True Global Ventures focused on Fintech, a board member of Proximiti and a private investor in AI, Life Sciences, HealthTech and Fintech.
Originally a commercial pilot, Steve has held a number of senior corporate and banking roles in product, marketing, operations and general management. He has worked for leading corporations and financial institutions including Dell, Compaq, Citigroup, OCBC, Shinsei and DBS Bank. Throughout his career, Steve has specialized in introducing new business models, businesses and products in all major markets in Asia and has filed 6 patents.
At AIA Steve and the Edge team have built Asia and Oceania’s leading corporate Accelerator ranked No. 5 overall, become the first Insurance company to join R3 guiding the future of insurance on the blockchain, pioneered Digital Health in Asia and is pioneering new applications of AI in Insurance in partnership with Universities and Government research institutions.
Steve is a frequent presenter and lecturer around the world on subjects including Innovation, banking, Working Capital, M&A and Investing in China. He co-authored a five year China IPO study and has been frequently published on topics including Working Capital, Investing in China and Capital Collaboration. Steve holds an EMBA with ‘first in class academic standing’ from the Helsinki School of Economics and has attended senior leadership courses at IMD and Wharton.