Relevant Experience

  • Responsible for Singapore's banking business and strategic positioning, and to deepen its foothold in ASEAN region.
     
  • Oversees the Group’s Commercial and SME banking businesses to ensure profitable and sustainable growth.

 

  • Over 20 years of experience in Retail banking, Channels/ Distribution Management, Microfinance and Business Banking with markets coverage in ASEAN, North Asia, Africa and Middle East.
  • At Fullerton Financial Holdings, he was responsible for managing its investments in banks and financial services firms. This includes driving its strategy and implementations, leading several digital initiatives across Asia and delivering strong operational risk governance and performance excellence. He also held various board directorships within the Fullerton Group.
 
  • Was Managing Director at United Overseas Bank (UOB) and led the Small Business banking segment at United Overseas Bank (UOB) and delivered the fastest CAGR growth.
     
  • A member of the SME Banking management committee in Standard Chartered where he was responsible for its global liability, treasury business and lending businesses in Singapore, Taiwan and China. He also led several mergers and rationalisations for the bank. At SME Banking Singapore, he worked with the local SME GMs to develop the value propositions of the SME Liabilities and Treasury Business in the key countries in the SME Banking network. He then moved to Taiwan where he led the integration of the Hsinchi International Bank with the SME banking business.

  • At Citibank, he was responsible for the strategic positioning of business banking within the Global Consumer Group in Singapore and for driing key initiatives for CitiGold and CitiBanking.
     
  • Awarded “Top 50 Most Promising Young Leaders’’ award in 2008 by The Asian Banker for bankers aged below 40 in Asia Pacific and Middle East region"
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Quick Details

Nationality:

Singaporean

 

Age/Gender:

49/Male

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Materials Engineering), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Alumni of ASIAN Financial Leaders Programme (AFLP), mandated by Monetary Authority of Singapore

 

Directorship/Relevant Appointments:

  • Nil
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