The IBF Awards recognise individuals for their professional excellence and contributions to the development of Singapore's financial industry.

The awards also honour financial institutions who have demonstrated commitment towards raising industry standards and individual capabilities.

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Capital market conditions have been and remain tough. But I’m confident the industry will continue to play an integral role in intermediating the economy, supporting and accelerating its growth. To excel, professionals in this field of work will have to possess grit to accept the challenges, passion to continue serving stakeholders well and adaptability to evolve with the needs of the times.

Gan Kok Kim

IBF Distinguished Fellow

Capital Markets
Executive Vice President, Head of Global Investment Banking
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited
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In today’s fast-changing business and regulatory landscape, it is imperative for us to be guided by values in thought and action so as to do what is right.

Lee Wai Fai

IBF Distinguished Fellow

Capital Markets
Group Chief Finance Officer
United Overseas Bank Limited
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We must always stay focused on our customers; know and be able to anticipate their needs and wants, whether personal or business, and work towards securing their financial future.

Frederick Chin

IBF Distinguished Fellow

Corporate Banking
Managing Director and Head of Group Wholesale Banking
United Overseas Bank Limited
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​In a business that sometimes likes to overcomplicate, there is a real need to keep things simple and easy to understand. Those that can listen to their clients and deliver the optimal solution to those needs will flourish.

Nicholas Hadow

IBF Distinguished Fellow

Fund Management
Business Development Director
Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited
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With the current pace of regulatory changes and disruptive innovations taking place, we have to continue to learn, acquire knowledge and to embrace these evolving challenges to remain relevant.

Richard Lim Ngak Kwan

IBF Distinguished Fellow

General Insurance
Chief Executive Officer - Asia Pacific Region
China Reinsurance (Group) Corporation Singapore Branch
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Customers determine our success. As insurance is a long term commitment, we must earn the trust of our customers by ensuring they understand clearly what they are buying, and continuously work at building lasting relationships with them based on sincere, effective communication.

Lionel King

IBF Distinguished Fellow

Life Insurance
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We've seen tremendous growth in the wealth management industry in Asia Pacific over the past decade and the way forward is about building and developing a world class talent base. Grooming and nurturing talent will be at the forefront for a competitive advantage for Singapore and something I strongly believe in. More importantly, it is so they can provide our clients with the best high quality advice to support them in achieving their financial goals.

Edmund Koh

IBF Distinguished Fellow

Wealth Management
Head UBS Wealth Management Asia Pacific
Country Head UBS Singapore
Global Head UBS Affluent
UBS AG
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