Jeanette Wong

Group Executive, Institutional Banking Group
DBS Bank Ltd

IBF Distinguished Fellow (2010)

Corporate Banking

"Strategic insights, ability to communicate the strategy, organisation ability to pull the resources together and to deliver; to execute and to be able to do this consistently. That's what makes a top performer."


Ms. Jeanette Wong is DBS Group Executive responsible for the Institutional Banking Group which encompasses Corporate Banking, Global Transaction Services, Strategic Advisory and Mergers & Acquisitions. Previously, she was the Chief Financial Officer of DBS Group between 2003 to 2008.

Prior to joining DBS Bank, Jeanette was at JP Morgan for 16 years. During her tenure at JP Morgan, she had regional responsibilities for the Global Markets and Emerging Markets Sales and Trading business in Asia and was also JP Morgan's head for Singapore between 1997 to 2002.

Jeanette's career began in 1982 at Banque Paribas and then Citibank from 1984 to 1986 before joining JP Morgan in 1986.

Jeanette is a Director of DBS Bank (China) Limited and Chairperson of DBS Bank (Taiwan) Ltd. She also sits on the Board of Neptune Orient Lines Limited and Singapore International Arbitration Centre. Jeanette is a member of the NUS Business School Management Advisory Board and a member of the Global Advisory Board, Asia, for the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She is also a member of the Singapore Capital Markets Committee under the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

A Singaporean, Jeanette graduated from National University of Singapore with a BBA degree and holds a MBA degree from the University of Chicago.