Regional Director, Asia Pacific  
International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc.

Mr Keith Noyes is the Regional Director, Asia-Pacific at the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc.

Mr Noyes is based in Hong Kong and heads the offices in Hong Kong and Singapore. His focus is on strengthening ISDA's relationships in the Asia Pacific region. One of his areas of interest is extraterritoriality and global regulatory conflict, subjects on which he has published several articles and made numerous public presentations.

Mr Noyes serves as an invited industry consultant in the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission's Product Advisory Committee and an invited external consultant reviewing the OTC Clearing Syllabus for the Hong Kong Securities Institute. Mr Noyes is also co-chair of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority/Treasury Markets Association working group on Hong Kong's CCP for OTC derivatives.

Mr Noyes joined ISDA in October 2007. He is fluent in Mandarin and English. He is a pioneer in Asian derivatives markets, setting up Merrill Lynch's equity derivatives desk in Hong Kong in 1992. Over the past two decades, he has also worked in Asia for such firms as Taiwan Securities (HK) Co., Bear Stearns Asia Limited, and S.G. Warburg.

Mr Noyes holds an MBA degree from University of California, Los Angeles and AB from Dartmouth College and spent a year studying economics at Beijing University.