Charting the course

Mr Seck Wai Kwong

Non-Executive and Independent Director

Mr Seck Wai Kwong

Appointed as Director: 4 September 2023

Mr Seck is currently a GIC Advisor Emeritus and a Director on the GIC Board, with memberships in both the Risk and Audit Committees. He retired as the Chief Executive Officer of Eastspring Investments Group, the investment management arm of Prudential plc in August 2023. Prior to Eastspring, he was the CEO, Asia-Pacific of State Street Bank and Trust Company from 2011 to 2019. Mr Seck is a recipient of the Public Service Star on Singapore’s National Day in 2023.

Other Directorships and Principal Commitments/Appointments

  • GIC Private Limited, Director
  • International Alliance for Christian Education, USA, Member of the Board of Reference
  • Ministry of Home Affairs, Uniformed Services INVEST Fund Board of Trustees, Home Affairs Uniformed Services Invest (HUS) Fund, Trustee and Chairman of Investment Committee
  • Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, Vice Chancellor Professorial Fellow
  • Singapore Baptist Theological Seminary, Member of the Board
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology School of Business and Management (HKUST Business School), Member of Advisory Board
  • Wealth Management Institute, Chairman of Future Leaders Council

Directorships and Principal Commitments/Appointments for the past 5 years

  • Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited, Chairman and Director
  • Eastspring Investments Group Pte. Ltd., Director
  • Eastspring Investments Limited, Director
  • Eastspring Investments (Luxembourg) S.A, Chairman and Director
  • Eastspring Investment Management (Shanghai) Company Limited, Director
  • Eastspring Overseas Investment Fund Management (Shanghai) Company Limited, Director
  • BOCI-Prudential Asset Management Limited, Director
  • Prudential Corporation Asia Limited, Director
  • ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited, Director
  • CITIC-Prudential Fund Management Company Limited, Deputy Chairman and Director
  • TMB Asset Management Company Limited, Thailand, Director
  • Second Timothy One Twelve Co Ltd, Director
  • State Street Technology (Zhejiang) Co Ltd, Director
  • Trinity International University Deerfield, Illinois, USA Member, Board of Regents & Chairman of Investment and Advancement Committee
  • Singapore International School, Hong Kong Governor and Member of Finance Committee
  • Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts, USA, Member of Global Advisory Board and Adjunct Professor
  • Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, Member of Philanthropic Campaign Council
  • Monetary Authority of Singapore, Member of the Financial Center Advisory Panel
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology School of Business and Management (HKUST Business School), Adjunct Professor
  • National University of Singapore Business School, Adjunct Professor
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Advisory Committee for the Quantitative Finance Program

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Master of Business Administration (with Distinction), Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor of Economics (First Class Honours), Monash University, Australia

OCBC Board Committees Served On

  • Member, Audit Committee
  • Member, Risk Management Committee