Lawrence Lua

Managing Director
Deputy Head of Private Bank
DBS Private Bank

IBF Fellow (2014)

Wealth Management

"To stay relevant and be successful, you should embrace change with courage and integrity."


Lawrence Lua is Managing Director and Head of DBS Private Bank, South and Southeast Asia since 2011. He is also a member of the DBS Singapore Management Committee.

Lawrence has over 30 years of banking experience. Prior to joining DBS, he held senior positions in Julius Baer and Merrill Lynch. He was also the global market manager and country head for Citibank Private Bank Singapore from 1991 to 1999. Lawrence started his banking and finance career with the Monetary Authority of Singapore as a Senior Officer after graduating with a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours in Economics) from the National University of Singapore in 1982.

In addition to his role in DBS, Lawrence also serves in the Financial Industry Competency Standards (FICS) Wealth Management Working Group and has been invited and participated as a speaker at various industry-wide forums.