Chew Sutat

Executive Vice President, Head of Equities and Fixed Income
Singapore Exchange Limited

IBF Fellow (2014)

Financial Markets

"Always ask yourself, 'Is this the right thing to do?' rather than 'Can I make money?'"


Chew Sutat is Head of Equities & Fixed Income, where he is responsible for the equities and fixed income listing, trading and post-trade businesses and securities product sales for SGX globally.
Sutat joined SGX in June 2007 and was appointed to the Executive Management Committee in May 2008. He is also the Chairman of SGX’s Bull Charge CSR initiatives.

Prior to SGX, he was Group Head, Investment & Treasury Products at Standard Chartered Bank, where he was responsible for the strategy and development of the bank’s existing geographic franchises and new ventures for Global Wealth Management.

Before Standard Chartered Bank, Sutat was with OCBC Securities, where he headed the development of non-traditional investment products and services and the proprietary trading team. He began his career with DBS Bank in the Custody function, and held varying portfolios in strategic planning and business development for institutional banking and private clients.

Outside of SGX, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore (IBF) and Chairman of IBF’s Sub-Committee for Corporate Finance, Securities & Futures. He sits on the President’s Advancement Advisory Council at the National University of Singapore and serves as industry advisor for the Government Parliamentary Committee for Finance, Trade & Industry. In addition, he serves as Chairman of Caregivers Alliance Limited (Charity), Vice-Chairman of Kaki Bukit Citizens’ Consultative Committee and on the board of Trustees for the Center for Domestic Employees. 

Sutat graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (1st Class Honours) degree in Philosophy Politics & Economics (PPE) from Oxford University, Keble College in 1996. He also holds a Master of Arts degree from Oxford.