Stella Cramer is a technology and innovation lawyer based in Singapore. She is Head of Technology and Innovation Asia Pacific and Head of FinTech Asia.
She regularly advises on complex, transformational technology and commercial transactions, outsourcings, related regulatory issues and global compliance programmes for global financial institutions and major corporates across all industry sectors in the region.
Stella leads Singapore's technology, media and telecommunications team which is ranked tier one by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 and 2018 (Singapore). She is also individually ranked by Legal 500 2017 and 2018 as one of four leading individuals in the sector, and is described as an 'Exceptional' practice head [who] 'excels in finding practical and commercial solutions'. She has been recently selected by Who's Who Legal: Banking 2018 as being among the world's leading Fintech Lawyers.
Stella has been appointed to the Advisory Council of the SWIFT Institute. The SWIFT Institute, set up by SWIFT, funds independent research, supports knowledge-led debate and provides a forum where academics and financial practitioners can learn from each other. The primary focus of the SWIFT Institute is transaction banking, covering the areas of payment, clearing and settlement, cash management, trade finance and trust & securities. It is overseen by the Advisory Council, an independent advisory council that includes leaders from academia and finance.