Gerald Ong

Chief Executive Officer
PrimePartners Corporate Finance Pte Ltd

IBF Distinguished Fellow (2008)

Capital Markets

"In the fast changing environment that characterized the modern global financial sector, continuous training is critical to maintaining the competency standards necessary for a successful Corporate Finance practitioner. Training layered upon experience equates to sustainable success in the Investment Banking arena. One without the other will not work."

Biography

Mr Gerald Ong Chong Keng, Chief Executive Officer of PrimePartners Corporate Finance Pte Ltd, has more than 20 years of corporate finance related experience. He has held senior positions at various financial institutions including NM Rothschilds & Sons (Singapore) Ltd, Tokyo-Mitsubishi International (Singapore) Pte Ltd and Hong Leong (Malaysia) Group.

During his time with these institutions, Mr Ong's duties encompassed the provision of a wide variety of Corporate Finance services from advisory, M&A activities and fund raising exercises incorporating various structures such as equity, equity-linked and derivativeenhanced issues.

He is an alumnus of the National University of Singapore, University of British Columbia and Harvard Business School. He was appointed a Director of Metro in June 2007 and is the current Chairman of the CF Committee of the Singapore Investment Banks Association.