Abraham Tachjian

Abraham Tachjian

Director, Digital Banking, PwC Canada

Abraham is a former lawyer with extensive international experience in banking. Before joining PwC, he was one of the founders of a new digital bank in Hong Kong which has since gained prominence in the market. Prior to that, he was a director in digital banking in Singapore where he was responsible for the implementation of emerging technologies as well as making banking simpler and more intuitive. Over the span of his career, he has worked with financial institutions and regulators with respect to cutting-edge technological changes in banking, new business models and disruption from innovation.

He’s a frequent speaker at conferences where he focuses on emerging topics in financial services such as challenger banks, regtech and open banking.

Abraham earned a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University, a J.D. in civil law from Université de Montréal, a J.D. in common law from University of Ottawa and a certificate in Chinese Law from China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing.

As a common law and civil law qualified lawyer, he brings a multidisciplinary approach that bridges the gap between banking, technology and law.


  • Consulting
  • Financial Services
  • Banking and Capital Markets
  • Risk Management


  • Digital banking
  • Open banking
  • Operational risk
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