Lawrence Lua Gek Pong

Independent Director

Mr. Lawrence Lua Gek Pong, joining the Board on 1 January 2020, and re-elected on 20 April 2023, has a distinguished career in banking and finance. He currently serves as the Chairman of Miclyn Express Offshore Limited and a Non-Executive Director of Lygend Resources & Technology Co Ltd.

His past roles include leadership positions at Citibank Private Bank Singapore, Merrill Lynch International Bank Singapore, and DBS Bank Singapore, where he also served as a Member of its Management Committee and Group Head of the Private Bank and subsequently as the senior advisor until his retirement in 2022. He retired from Maitri Asset Management Private Ltd and Azura Investment Partners Pte Ltd in 2023. Awarded the Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (PBM) Public Service Medal in 2021, he is deeply involved in community service and social enterprise mentorship.

He was Chairman of IBF Private Banking Industry Workgroup and Member of IBF Standards Committee (2016–2020) and continues to serve on the Advisory Board for Wealth Management at the Singapore Management University. He is the Founding Chairman of a notfor-profit child development organisation (since 1991) and Chairman of the Nee Soon Link Citizens’ Consultative Committee (since 2020). He graduated with a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours in Economics) from the National University of Singapore in 1982.