Thomas Siah Han Ling

Executive Director and Industry Group Head, Commercial Banking
United Overseas Bank Limited

IBF Fellow (2015)

Corporate Banking

"Learning is a lifelong journey; to share what you have learned is a joy and a privilege"


Thomas Siah is Executive Director and Industry Group Head of Commercial Banking for United Overseas Bank Limited.

In his role, Thomas oversees four teams of relationship managers which focus on the electronics, manufacturing, food and beverage and pawnbroking industries. His teams provide cash management, treasury, trade financing and cross-border financing solutions.

He also works actively with his investment banking colleagues to bring listing, delisting, medium-term notes, merger and acquisitions and leveraged buyout opportunities to his clients.

Drawing from 28 years' experience in banking, Thomas is actively involved in grooming talent at UOB. Thomas is responsible for coordinating and leading a group of more than 120 relationship managers for training and accreditation as IBF Associates. He will continue supporting aspiring practitioners in his role as an IBF Fellow 2015.

Thomas relishes the opportunity to share his experience and insights with aspiring bankers and collaborates with industry practitioners to uphold the standards of the banking and finance Industry.

Thomas graduated with a degree in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.