Cyrus Daruwala is the Managing Director for IDC Financial Insights Asia/Pacific. He is responsible for growing the IDC Financial Insights Asia/Pacific teams, the research coverage as well as new business in the region. With more than 17 years of experience in the Financial Services Industry, Cyrus has a very close working relationship with most of the banks and financial institutions as well as vendors and service providers in the Asia/Pacific region.
For the past 14 years in the Asia/Pacific region, Cyrus has been working with banks and vendors to help them better understand their customer base and create effective go-to-market strategies. His understanding of a wide range of business, market, regulatory and investment related issues enables him to work closely with financial institutions, consultants, vendors and government agencies on various multi-disciplinary initiatives.
Before joining IDC, Cyrus was Director - Global Clients Services with a Singapore based research and publication firm. He was instrumental in growing their proprietary as well as subscription based research business along with their events and editorial businesses. He also worked with Wells Fargo for nearly four years in their FX & Bullion Trading division and before that he was a Private Banker with Midland Bank. Cyrus has lived and worked in Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia and Australia for nearly 12 years before he moved to Singapore in 2000.
Cyrus has a Masters Degree in Business Finance, Economics and Business Law and is a Commerce Graduate with Accounts, Political Sciences, and Business Planning as specialist subjects. In addition, he has advanced his studies through a 2-year comprehensive on-the-job training program in leveraged foreign exchange and bullion trading with further coursework at the International Monetary Market on fund displacement, investment strategies, insurance and trust planning.Team: Financial Insights,