Technology Awards 2019 – Consultant of the Year

2019 Winners

Consultant of the Year


Who are you?
Synpulse is an established international management consulting company and a valued partner to many of the largest financial services providers. Since its inception in 1996, Synpulse has offered differentiating solutions that add value to clients and help them meet the industry’s rapidly changing regulatory, technological, and consumer landscape. Synpulse’s service scope covers end-to-end project delivery, from developing business strategies to building solution frameworks and implementing business process and IT changes.

Describe your solution (I.e. that which is applicable to your award)
Synpulse’s domain expertise and offerings are built around 3 Competence Centres:

  • Operational Excellence:
    Optimise operational efficiency to enhance scalability and maximise profitability.
  • Regulatory Compliance & Risk:
    Ensure efficient compliance and risk management in a rapidly changing regulatory landscape.
  • Business Innovation and Growth:
    Innovate business approaches for sustainable competitive advantage and growth acceleration.

An example of Synpulse’s offering:

To capitalise on the growing ASEAN middle class, Synpulse worked with 2 leading ASEAN banks to implement global WM solutions. By drawing on Synpulse’s domain expertise and curated technology partnerships, Synpulse accelerated the localisation and implementation of best practice WM operating models and solutions.

Our approach has enabled an Indonesian Bank to roll out its new core banking solution for 4 client segments across 1,400 branches within 12 months. In Thailand, our advisory offering and implementation approach will create a new revenue stream for the bank within 9 months.

What makes it stand out/apart from other similar solutions in the marketplace?
Synpulse is a global consulting firm with a presence in key markets. Our ability to contextualise global and local banking trends and needs enables us to offer appropriate and effective solutions to clients. Our highly trained consultants are equipped with both business and IT domain expertise, and have extensive experience in project management and delivery.

Using our proprietary project methodology, SPEEDmethod®, Synpulse standard project documentation and standards enable the consultants to successfully deliver consistent and structured project delivery for projects of different sizes, types and geographies. Furthermore, Synpulse maintains a large global and local ecosystem of strategic partnerships with industry leading IT solution providers and emerging fintech and regtech leaders enabling us to co-develop targeted offerings for our clients.

Explain how it adds value to the business of PBS/WMs
The Synpulse value proposition centres around delivering solutions that address the business needs in a fast paced, competitive and highly regulated environment.

In 2019, we successfully delivered several large scale projects across the APAC region in areas of operational excellence, regulatory compliance & risk, and business innovation and growth.

With its capabilities, Synpulse is able to assist financial service providers in the following areas:

  • Global project management and delivery capabilities with local consulting support
  • Accelerated project delivery across business and IT projects across various financial services domains
  • Identification and implementation of appropriate leading business and IT solutions by capitalising on Synpulse’s ecosystem and partnerships
  • Quality project delivery and standards through skilled consultants, proprietary project management and quality assurance practices