Biographical notes


Abraham Tachjian

Abraham Tachjian has extensive experience in international banking. He is currently a Director in the Financial Services practice at PwC Canada. In this role, Mr. Tachjian supported the work of the Advisory Committee on Open Banking. Before joining PwC, he helped found Mox Bank, a new digital bank in Hong Kong, and was Director of Digital Banking of Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore where he was responsible for the implementation of emerging technologies.

Mr. Tachjian earned a B.A. from Concordia University, an LL.B in civil law from Université de Montréal, a J.D. in common law from University of Ottawa and a certificate in Chinese Law from China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing. He is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Barreau du Québec.

As a common law and civil law qualified lawyer, he brings a multidisciplinary approach that bridges the gap between banking, technology and law. He is a frequent speaker at conferences where he focuses on emerging topics in financial services such as challenger banks, regtech and open banking. International fintech companies and digital banks also describe Mr. Tachjian as a fintech leader with expertise in digital banking and law.

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