Charting the course

Ms Helen Wong

Group Chief Executive Officer,
Executive and Non-Independent Director

Ms Helen Wong

Appointed as Director: 7 February 2023

Appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer: 15 April 2021

Ms Wong has 40 years of banking experience with deep knowledge of Greater China. She spent 27 years at HSBC where her last held role was the Chief Executive for Greater China.

Other Directorships and Principal Commitments/Appointments

  • OCBC Wing Hang Bank (China) Ltd, Board Chairman
  • Bank of Singapore Ltd, Board Director
  • Dr Goh Keng Swee Scholarship Fund, Board Director
  • Enterprise Singapore, Board Director
  • Great Eastern Holdings Ltd*, Board Director
  • OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad, Board Director
  • OCBC Overseas Investments Pte Ltd, Board Director
  • OCBC Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd, Board Director
  • PT Bank OCBC NISP Tbk*, Board Commissioner
  • Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore, Council Member
  • The Association of Banks in Singapore, Council Member
  • The Institute of International Finance, Board Member
  • Advisory Board of the Asian Financial Leaders Programme, Member
  • CNBC ESG Council, Member
  • MAS Payments Council, Member
  • MAS Financial Centre Advisory Panel, Member
  • MAS Financial Sector Tripartite Committee, Member

* Listed company

Directorships and Principal Commitments/Appointments for the past 5 years

  • HSBC Bank (Taiwan) Ltd, Chairman
  • HSBC Global Asset Management (Hong Kong) Ltd, Chairman
  • HSBC Bank (China) Company Ltd, Deputy Chairman
  • HSBC Qianhai Securities Ltd, Vice Chairman
  • Bank of Communications Company Ltd, Non-executive Director
  • HSBC Bank Canada, Director
  • The Shanghai Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Member

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences – University of Hong Kong

OCBC Board Committees Served On

  • Member, Board Sustainability Committee
  • Member, Risk Management Committee