Mr Lee comes with more than 20 years of experience in retail and commercial banking. He was most recently the Managing Director, Group Head of Group Business Banking in United Overseas Bank, where he was responsible for the Small Business Segment across Singapore Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. Mr Lee was credited for re-shaping and rebuilding the business, becoming the highest growth segment within the bank in recent years.
Prior to UOB, Mr Lee was with Standard Chartered Bank; beginning in the SME space as Global Head, SME Deposits & Treasury, and subsequently responsible for SME Banking business in Singapore and Taiwan; before landing in China and was responsible for Distribution (branches, contact centre, remote banking), New Business and Preferred Banking segments for the Consumer Banking business. Prior to Standard Chartered Bank, Mr Lee was with Citibank, where he was last Director for CitiBusiness, and worked in both the corporate banking and consumer banking segments.
Mr Lee holds a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science (Merit) from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and a Graduate Diploma in Financial Management from the Singapore Institute of Management. In 2008, Mr Lee was awarded “Top 50 Promising Young Leaders” award for bankers under 40 in Asia Pacific and Middle East by the Asian Banker.