Industry Thought Leader

Cyrus Daruwala

Cyrus Daruwala

Managing Director, Financial Services & Fintech, IDC

Cyrus is the Managing Director for IDC’s Financial Services and FinTech practices. Cyrus and his teams focus on all aspects of run-the-firm or change-the-firm. His research and advisory practices cover Banking, Insurance and Capital Markets and topics such as Legacy Modernization and Transformation, Hybrid Cloud, Big Data & Analytics, Customer Lifecycle Management, Digital Experience (DX), e-Commerce eco-systems, IoT, Cognitive, Blockchain and Fintech. For the past 20 years, Cyrus has been working with financial institutions to help them assess their business and operational and technical challenges, select the right vendors/partners, better understand their IT TCO, and grow their customer base.


Before merging with IDC, Cyrus was Managing Partner with a regional research and publication firm. He was instrumental in growing their proprietary as well as subscription-based research business along with their publishing businesses. Cyrus worked with Wells Fargo for nearly four years in their FX & Bullion trading operations division. Before Wells, Cyrus spent 10 years with HSBC in Asia. Cyrus has lived and worked in the UK, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia and Australia for nearly 12 years before he moved back to Singapore in 2000.

His understanding of a range business, market, regulatory, and investment related issues enable him to work closely with financial institutions, consultants, vendors, and government agencies on various multi-disciplinary initiatives.


  • Cyrus has a Master’s Degree in Business Finance, Economics and Business Law and is a Commerce Graduate with Accounts, Political Sciences, and Business Planning as specialist subjects.
  • A two-year, 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, and trust planning.

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