Loh Boon Chye

Deputy President for Asia Pacific, Head of Asia Pacific Global Markets, Country Executive for Singapore/Southeast Asia
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

IBF Distinguished Fellow (2008)

Financial Markets

"What has served me well as a participant in the financial industry is the principle of mutual accountability. Shared responsibility around joint values is what creates trust with stakeholders."

Biography

Mr Loh Boon Chye joined SGX as Chief Executive Officer in July 2015.

Prior to joining SGX, Mr Loh worked with Bank of America Merrill Lynch from 2012 to 2015 where he was the deputy president for Asia Pacific and head of Asia Pacific Global Markets. Additionally, he was the firm's country executive for Singapore and South East Asia and a member of its Asia Pacific Executive Committee.

Before joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Mr Loh spent 17 years with Deutsche Bank in Asia, where he most recently was head of the Corporate and Investment Banking division for the Asia Pacific region. Mr Loh began his career in finance as an investment officer with the Monetary Authority of Singapore in 1989. In 1992, he joined the Singapore branch of Morgan Guaranty Trust Co of New York, managing its South East Asia fixed income and derivatives business.

Mr Loh has more than 25 years of experience in the industry and has played a key role in the development of the capital markets in South East Asia, holding a number of senior advisory positions. He was the deputy president of ACI Singapore in 1999 and he was a non-independent director of the Singapore Exchange from 2004 to 2012. He was also council member at the Institute of Banking & Finance Singapore and served as Singapore Foreign Exchange Market Committee Chairman.

Mr Loh is a Director of GIC Private Limited.

Mr Loh holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the National University of Singapore.