Jacky Tai

I'm honoured to be conferred the IBF Fellow Award in Financial Markets. I'll continue to dedicate myself to the development and growth of Singapore as a leading international financial centre.”

Jacky Tai
IBF Fellow (2022), Financial Markets

Jacky Tai

Group Head of Trading & Structuring, Treasury & Markets, DBS Bank Ltd


​Jacky Tai is the Group Head of Trading & Structuring for Treasury & Markets at DBS Bank. Assuming this role since 2018, Jacky has been responsible for the management of trading, market making, product structuring and risk warehousing activities across asset classes regionally. 

He joined Treasury & Markets at DBS in 1999 and was tasked to build up DBS Greater China trading operations in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and China. In addition to driving business outcomes, the teams in Greater China have also won many awards and accolades in local and derivatives markets from AsianRisk, Global Finance, Banker, and other leading market intelligence under Jacky's stewardship. 

An avid innovator and market pioneer, Jacky has also represented DBS Hong Kong, Singapore, and China in public forums and associations initiated by regulators such as the Hong Kong Treasury Market Association committee, ACI, ASFIMA task force, China QFII, Singapore RQFII, FX Global Code, Blue Book, China Bond Connect. Most recently, he was appointed as Treasurer of the Financial Markets Association of Singapore in January 2021. Jacky is also a strong believer in embracing Asian connectivity and digitalisation for the advancement of financial markets. He was recently conferred the IBF Fellow Award in Financial Markets in 2022. 

Before joining DBS Bank, Jacky was Head of Asian Derivatives Trading at Dresdner Bank AG. He has also worked at Nomura, and JP Morgan in Hong Kong, Singapore, and New York. 

Jacky graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computer Science from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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