Lee Swee Siong

Managing Director
TrueVA Capital Pte. Ltd.

IBF Fellow (2015)

Corporate Banking

"It is an honour to be conferred this prestigious title from IBF. I had the privilege of having good mentors during the early days of my career, and in this same spirit, I wish to play my part in nurturing the next generation of financial talents in Singapore."

Biography

Swee Siong is a digital strategist and business transformation adviser with more than 2
decades of experience in financial services, public services and entrepreneurship. Most
recently, he held global leadership positions in international banks including OCBC and
Standard Chartered, helping these institutions develop new products and capabilities in
corporate banking. He was also involved in numerous industry-wide initiatives with the
Monetary Authority of Singapore, including Offshore RMB Market Development, Real-time
Payments and Common Addressing Scheme projects.

Swee Siong is also a technology entrepreneur & investor, having started an industrial
equipment life cycle management portal in 2000. He continues to invest in and advise
technology start-ups as an angel investor. He is a certified Blockchain Business Strategist
(Oxford University) and has been actively engaging with businesses & authorities involved in
the nascent stages of Distributed Ledger Technology advancement. He believes in the need
for greater public education and self-governance in this space and is the co-founder of ICO
Edge, a platform for independent, objective review of ICOs.
Swee Siong is a well-regarded thought-leader in the industry and a prolific speaker/
moderator in industry events and writer in trade publications. He was conferred as a Fellow
of Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) in 2015 in recognition of his contribution to the
industry. He is also a grassroots leader and a member of the Tanglin Community Club
Management Committee.

Swee Siong holds a Master’s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering & Management from
UMIST, UK and is a certified International Cash Management professional (ACT, UK).​