Beaver Chua

Head of Financial Crime Compliance
Regulation, Financial Crime Compliance
HSBC Singapore

IBF Fellow (2016)


"I have been privileged to have mentors throughout my career, who have inspired me to work hard for what I truly believe in – doing business with integrity. It is with this belief that I hope to instil the same values in the next generation of compliance officers, and to nurture and empower them with the expertise necessary to be valuable partners to the business."


Beaver Chua heads the Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) function for HSBC Singapore.  He manages the Anti-Money laundering (AML,) Sanctions and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (AB&C) efforts of the Group’s businesses in the market. Beaver has extensive experience in FCC - both in the private and public sector. Prior to joining HSBC, Beaver held key FCC roles in several global financial institutions in Hong Kong, China, UAE and Singapore - most recently he was director for AML in Citibank Singapore. 

The Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore (IBF) conferred the Fellow award to Beaver in 2016.  The IBF recognises industry veterans who exemplify thought leadership and commitment to industry development.  Beaver is widely recognised as an AML specialist and is currently on the Board of the Singapore Chapter for the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).  He contributes as a panellist at industry forums organised by ACAMS and the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS).

Prior to joining the banking industry, Beaver served in the Singapore Police Force as a Senior Investigation Officer.