Charting the course

Ms Christina Ong

Non-Executive and Independent Director

Ms Christina Ong

Appointed as Director: 15 February 2016

Last re-elected as a Director: 22 April 2022

Ms Ong is presently the Chairman and Senior Partner of Allen & Gledhill LLP as well as the Co-Head of its Financial Services Department. She is a lawyer and has been in Allen & Gledhill since 1987. She provides corporate and corporate regulatory and compliance advice, particularly to listed companies. Her areas of practice include banking, securities offerings, securities regulations, investment funds, capital markets, and corporate finance.

Other Directorships and Principal Commitments/Appointments

  • Allen & Gledhill LLP, Chairman and Senior Partner
  • Allen & Gledhill Regulatory & Compliance Pte Ltd, Board Director
  • Eastern Development Pte Ltd, Board Director
  • Eastern Development Holdings Pte Ltd, Board Director
  • Epimetheus Ltd, Board Director
  • Hongkong Land Holdings Ltd*, Board Director
  • OCBC Management Services Pte Ltd, Board Director
  • Singapore Telecommunications Ltd*, Board Director
  • Philanthropy Asia Alliance Ltd, Board Director
  • ABF Singapore Bond Index Fund, Supervisory Committee, Chairman
  • Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Member
  • MAS Corporate Governance Advisory Committee, Member
  • SGX Catalist Advisory Panel, Member
  • The Stephen A Schwarzman Scholars Trust, Trustee

* Listed company

Directorships and Principal Commitments/Appointments for the past 5 years

  • SIA Engineering Company Ltd, Board Director
  • Trailblazer Foundation Ltd, Board Director

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (Second Upper Class Honours), University of Singapore
  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, International Bar Association

OCBC Board Committees Served On

  • Chairman, Ethics and Conduct Committee
  • Chairman, Remuneration Committee
  • Member, Nominating Committee

Source: 2023 Annual Report