Chai Wei Yang Adrian

Managing Director
DBS Bank Ltd

IBF Fellow (2019)

Corporate Banking

"Stay perceptive of evolving customer needs and mega trends, keep learning and relearning, and focus on sustainable growth for continued relevance in a fast changing landscape."

Biography

​Adrian Chai is the Group Head in charge of Commodities, Automotive, Food & Beverage, Consumer Products & Services and Government Linked Companies within Institutional Banking Group 1&2, the relationship coverage group for all large and mid-cap corporate customers in DBS, a role which he has held since Nov 2017. Prior to his current appointment, Adrian was the Head of Institutional Banking Group 1&2 in DBS (China) Ltd. He led the transformation of Institutional Banking Group 1&2 in DBS (China) Ltd into a diversified commercial and investment banking franchise with strong regional connectivity, including leading the first Chinese-sponsored REIT IPO in Singapore in 2015 and elevating DBS to be one of the top bond houses with Chinese issuers in the offshore market.

Adrian started his banking career in 1993 with Corporate Banking in Overseas Union Bank, followed by Global Commodity Finance in ABN AMRO Bank before joining the Institutional Banking Group of DBS Bank in 2002.

Adrian holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Degree (Honours) from the National University of Singapore and a MBA (Finance) from University of Leicester.​