Singapore, October 31, 2023 – Ms Jeanette Wong will be appointed to the GIC Board with effect from 8 November 2023, in addition to her current role on the GIC Risk Committee. Ms Wong has been a member of the GIC Risk Committee since 2021.
Before her retirement in March 2019, Ms Wong was Group Executive at DBS Bank responsible for the Institutional Banking Group covering corporate banking, global transaction services, strategic advisory and mergers and acquisitions. She was previously Director of DBS Bank (China) Limited, Chairperson of DBS Bank (Taiwan) Ltd, and Chief Financial Officer of the DBS Group. Prior to joining DBS, Ms Wong held various roles at JP Morgan, Citibank and Banque Paribas. Ms Wong currently sits on the boards of Singapore Airlines, UBS Group AG and UBS AG, Prudential plc, PSA International Pte Ltd, Jurong Town Corporation and Pavilion Capital Pte Ltd. She is a member of the Securities Industry Council and a member of the Board of Trustees at National University of Singapore. She is also the Chair of NUS Business School Management Advisory Board and CareShield Life Council under the Ministry of Health.
Mr Lim Chow Kiat, Chief Executive Officer of GIC, said, “GIC has benefitted from Ms Wong’s expertise in finance and global banking. As a member of the Risk Committee, she has been instrumental in strengthening our risk management capabilities amid the current investment environment. We look forward to Ms Wong's contributions as a director on the GIC Board.”