Jessica Poh

Managing Director, Global Market Manager
ASEAN Region
Citi Private Bank

IBF Fellow (2016)

Wealth Management

"Taking the time to understand what a client's needs are and delivering on it is key to a sustainable business model."

Biography

Jessica Poh is Citi Private Bank’s Global Market Manager, heads up ASEAN region which includes market coverage for Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia and Brunei.

Prior to this appointment in March 2015, Jessica was Global Market Manager for Singapore since October 2012 in addition to her role as Global Market Manager for Indonesia since 2007. Previously, she headed the Thailand and Vietnam private banking business. Jessica joined Citi Private Bank in 1992 as a Senior Private Banker serving clients in various markets including Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Malaysia.

An industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience in banking and finance, Jessica started her career with Banque Indosuez and held various positions in corporate and private banking during her five year tenure with the bank. She spent the next four years at Standard Chartered Bank heading up the priority banking and credit card division before joining Citi Private Bank.

Jessica is a member of the U.S. based CFA Institute and the Singapore Society of Financial Analysts. She represents Citi at the Private Banking Industry Group which is co-chaired by MAS. She is also an appointed Director on the Boards of Citicorp Investment Bank (Singapore) and CITITRUST (Singapore) Limited.

Jessica graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Arts & Social Sciences degree majoring in Economics, Statistics & Finance. She also holds a Graduate Diploma in Investments from the Institute of Banking and Finance, Singapore. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a Certified Financial Planner (CFPCM) and a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP). Jessica also attended Citi Private Bank’s Senior Leadership Program conducted by Harvard Business School. Jessica was conferred the IBF Fellow award in 2016 by the Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore. The IBF Fellow title recognises industry veterans who exemplify thought leadership and commitment to industry development