Relevant Experience

Over 25 years of experience in Retail banking, Channels/Distribution Management, Microfinance and Business Banking with markets coverage in ASEAN, North Asia, Africa and the Middle East.


Responsible for transforming and building Singapore’s banking business, strategic positioning, and deepening its foothold in ASEAN region.


Previously as Chief Executive Officer for CIMB Group Commercial Banking, he was responsible for growing and driving innovation for the SME and Mid-Corporate segments in the region. Championed customer centricity, digital enablement, as well as CIMB’s sustainability agenda for the entire Commercial Banking business.


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 UOB.


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.


At Citibank, he was responsible for the strategic positioning of business banking within the Global Consumer Group in Singapore and for driving 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 the Middle East region”.

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54 /Male


  • 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:

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