Deborah Ho

To maintain Singapore’s attractiveness as a global financial hub, it is crucial that we have a future-ready, skilled workforce so that firms can access the talent they need to grow.”

Deborah Ho
IBF Distinguished Fellow (2022), Asset Management

Deborah Ho

Country Head of Singapore and Head of Southeast Asia, BlackRock Singapore


Deborah Ho is Regional Head of the Southeast Asian business for BlackRock and Country Head of BlackRock Singapore.

Based in Singapore, Deborah is responsible for a wide-ranging portfolio in markets across Southeast Asia. This includes delivering the breadth and depth of BlackRock's capabilities to clients in the region.

Deborah is a member of BlackRock's Asia-Pacific Executive Committee. She was the APAC Chair for WIN from 2018 - 2022 and has had extensive experience at the helm of various women's networks in the financial services industry in Asia and continues to champion gender equality in the workplace.

Deborah is passionate about developing leaders in the financial services sector in Asia. She is active in contributing to the development of the financial industry in Singapore. She represents BlackRock on the Financial Centre Advisory Panel of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), which consists the most senior representatives of the top financial institutions in Singapore. She was also a member of the Steering Committee of the Green Finance Industry Taskforce, an industry grouping convened by the MAS to accelerate the development of green finance in Singapore. 

Deborah has 30 years of experience in Investment Banking and Asset Management. She sits on the boards of the Singapore Land Transport Authority and Singapore Management University.

Deborah represents BlackRock on the Executive Committee of the Investment Management Association of Singapore. 

Deborah was awarded the Lifetime achievement award by Markets Media Group in the 2021 Women in finance Asia Awards for her contribution to female talent development in the Finance Industry.

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