Our Team

Our wealth management experts

Meet our finest and most talented professionals - a team that brings together years of expertise and experience in building wealth.


Managing Director
Group Head, Consumer Banking/ Wealth Management

Ms Tan Su Shan joined DBS in June 2010 as Managing Director and Group Head of Wealth Management and added another hat in March 2013 when she was appointed Group Head for Consumer Banking. Most recently in October 2014, Su Shan became the first Singaporean to be recognised as the world’s “Best Leader in Private Banking” by PWM/The Banker, a leading wealth publication by the Financial Times Group. In June 2013, Su Shan was named “Outstanding Private Banker of the Year” by Private Banker International, marking it the first time an Asian has won this global award since its inception 20 years ago.

Prior to joining DBS, Su Shan was Morgan Stanley's Head of Private Wealth Management for Southeast Asia. Before re-joining Morgan Stanley in May 2008, she was Regional Head for Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei for Citi Private Bank. She was responsible for the private bank's overall business and sat on the board of directors for Citi Trust Singapore. Su Shan was also its Singapore Investment Centre Head. Read More

From 1997 to 2005, Su Shan was Executive Director with Morgan Stanley in Singapore, serving as investment adviser to high net worth families, corporates and institutions in the region.

Su Shan spent eight years in ING Baring Securities in institutional equity sales, working in the key financial hubs of London, Tokyo and Hong Kong before she joined Morgan Stanley the first time.

She is the founder and past president of the Financial Women's Association in Singapore, and a board member of Aetos Security Management, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings. She also sits on the investment committee of the Ministry of Health Holdings. In addition, Su Shan is a member of the Monetary Authority of Singapore Private Banking Advisory Group.​

Married with two children, Su Shan is actively involved in fund-raising for various Singaporean charities and sits on the board of Singapore's KK Hospital Health Endowment Fund, which provides financial support to needy patients. She was a past board member of the National Museum and a member of the International Women's Foundation and the Young Presidents Organisation. She is an advisor to the prestigious Raffles Girls Primary School and SJI International School.

Su Shan has a Master of Arts from Oxford University, where she read Politics, Philosophy and Economics. In 2006, she was selected by Citi Private Bank to participate in the Senior Leadership Program at Harvard Business School. In May 2012, she was awarded the Distinguished Financial Industry Competent Professional (FICP) title, which is the highest certification mark for a financial practitioner in Singapore, by the Institute of Banking and Finance. Less


Chief Investment Officer
DBS Private Bank

Mr. Lim Say Boon is the Chief Investment Officer for DBS Private Bank.

In a career spanning 30 years, Say Boon has held senior positions in banking and the international media. Prior to joining DBS, Say Boon was the Chief Investment Strategist for Standard Chartered Bank’s Group Wealth Management and Private Banking unit. He was also the Joint Head of Standard Chartered Bank's Investment and Advisory Office and Chairman of Standard Chartered Private Bank's Global Investment Council. Read More

Say Boon has also worked as Director of Research for Standard Chartered Indonesia; Research Manager for Standard Chartered Securities Singapore; Regional Research Manager for Societe Generale-Crosby Securities; Head of Investment Research for the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC); Director, Portfolio Counselling, for Citigroup Private Bank.

Say Boon held senior positions in the financial media in the 1980s when he was Finance Editor for The Herald Sun and the Sunday Herald newspapers in Australia. He is married with a daughter. Less


Chief Operating Officer
Consumer Banking & Wealth Management Group

V Arivazhagan was appointed the Chief Operating Officer of the Consumer Banking & Wealth Management Group in August 2014. In this role, he will implement our key business and operational strategies, and work with internal and external partners to develop a leading, integrated client experience across the bank’s retail and wealth segments. He was previously Head of Regional Investment and Treasury Products for the Consumer Banking Group where his team worked with various counterparties to originate and market product solutions to the different consumer banking and private banking segments in line with their needs and risk profile. Read More

Prior to joining the Consumer Banking Group in 2009, Ari was the Investment Product Head for DBS Bank Ltd's Private Bank in Hong Kong. Ari began his career with DBS Bank Ltd in 1988, providing advice on Treasury and Markets solutions to corporations and financial institutions.

Ari holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from National University of Singapore and a Master of Business Administration from London Business School. Less


Managing Director
Head of Private Bank
South & Southeast Asia

Mr. Lawrence Lua joined DBS in April 2011 as Managing Director and Head of Southeast Asia business at DBS Private Bank. At DBS, Lawrence leads a team of over 100 and is tasked to drive and deliver growth in Southeast Asia.

Lawrence has over 30 years of banking experience and joined DBS from Julius Baer where he was most recently its Managing Director / senior advisor. At Julius Baer, Lawrence headed a Senior Client Banker team and was co-head of the Product Committee and Legal & Compliance Committee. Lawrence was also involved in the setting up of the bank’s Advisory Excellence process, which helps to better understand the client goals, assess their risk profile and derive appropriate investment solutions. Read More

Prior to Julius Baer, Lawrence was managing director of investments at Merrill Lynch, managing the portfolios of its top-tier clients in Southeast Asia. Between 1991 and 1999, he also worked at Citibank where he was global market manager and country head for Citi Private Bank Singapore.

He started his banking and finance career with the Monetary Authority of Singapore as a Senior Officer.

Lawrence graduated with a Bachelor of Social Science (Hons in Economics) from the National University of Singapore in 1982. Less


Managing Director
Head of International
DBS Private Bank

Olivier Gougeon was instrumental in leading the transaction for the sale of Societe Generale Private Banking (SGPB) in Asia to DBS. He transitioned with the SGPB business to DBS on 6 October 2014. He is part of the executive management team at DBS Private Bank and assumed the role of head of transformation and integration as well as the ultra-high net worth segment. In April 2015, Oliver was appointed Head of International specifically Global South Asia Team, Non Resident Indian, Europe, Middle East & Africa, External Asset Managers and Japan International segment.

Prior to the transition, Olivier Gougeon was Regional Chief Executive Officer for Asia Pacific at Societe Generale Private Banking from March 2011. He was CEO (Singapore & South Asia) of the private bank upon his arrival in Asia in September 2010. Read More

Olivier Gougeon joined the Société Générale Group in 1992. After seven years in the bank’s Inspection department, he was appointed Deputy Managing Director of SG Hambros Bank and Trust in Nassau, Bahamas following the acquisition of Coutts Bank & Trust Company. In 2004, he joined SG Hambros in London to take charge of the trust and wealth planning activities for corporate and institutional clients covering Great Britain, Jersey, Guernsey, Gibraltar and the Bahamas. In 2006, he extended these responsibilities to the private clients. In 2007, he was promoted to Global Head of Wealth Planning and Fiduciary Services, covering from London, a team of 240 experts across 14 jurisdictions.

Olivier Gougeon is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (“Sciences Po”) in Paris and has a Masters in European business law from the University of Paris Sorbonne. Less



Managing Director & North Asia Head
Private Banking, DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited

Mr Tjandra Januar Jun joined DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited as Managing Director and North Asia Head of Private Banking in August 2013.

In his current role, Januar is responsible for managing and developing DBS’ private banking business in Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China and Taiwan. Read More

Prior to joining DBS, Januar was a Managing Director for Barclays Wealth in Hong Kong, where he was Head of Greater China. He also spent 16 years with Goldman Sachs, most recently as Executive Director of the Investment Management Division. Januar started his banking career in fixed income sales in Taiwan.

Januar holds a Master of Business Administration from Wharton, the University of Pennsylvania in the US and Bachelor of Arts from Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo. Less


Managing Director
Regional Head, Investment Products & Advisory
Consumer Banking Group & Wealth Management

Lim Soon Chong is Regional Head of Investment Products & Advisory, Consumer Banking Group & Wealth Management. In his current role, Soon Chong oversees Investment Counselling, Investment & Treasury Product teams across various asset classes, Direct Market Access/Dealing functions and Discretionary Portfolio Management.

Prior to assuming his role, Soon Chong headed the Regional Balance Sheet Management function within DBS Corporate Treasury with responsibilities that included Group Asset & Liability Composition, Liquidity Transfer Pricing, Term Wholesale Funding and Structural Portfolio Management. As Head of Regional Balance Sheet Management, Soon Chong was also a member of the DBS Group Asset & Liability Management Committee and a member of the DBS Singapore Country Management Committee. Read More

Soon Chong joined DBS in 2006 in the Risk Management Department, working on integrating risk management practices, risk capital measurement, Basel II implementation, and partnering Group Finance on financial planning & strategy.

Soon Chong also worked at the Monetary Authority of Singapore, with experiences in a range of areas including Bank Capital & Prudential Policy, Macroeconomic Surveillance, Monetary Policy Research and International Financial Cooperation.

Soon Chong holds a degree in Economics from the National University of Singapore. Less


Managing Director
Head of Investment Advisory, Singapore

Audra Seah joined DBS Private Bank in September 2000 as Head of Fixed Income and Structured Products.

She oversees a team of product specialists providing investment solutions and execution capabilities to our clients. She also looks after a team of Investment Counsellors who cover the bank’s key clients, providing dedicated advisory services. Read More

Audra has more than 10 years of experience in the wealth management industry. Prior to joining DBS, she spent three years with the Investment Advisory Group in HSBC Private Bank. She started her banking career in institutional sales and her previous employers include Deutsche Bank and Westpac.

Audra graduated from the Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor of Business degree. She has a Master of Applied Finance degree from Australia’s Macquarie University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Audra speaks fluent English and Mandarin. She is married with 2 children. Less


Managing Director
Head of Singapore Wealth Investment & Treasury

Marc Lansonneur joined DBS in October 2014. Based in Singapore, he is leading the Investment Products Team across Consumer Banking Group including Private Banking.

His team of specialists cover equity, fixed income, funds and foreign exchange products. Previously Marc was working for Societe Generale where he held various positions in Private Banking, Corporate and Investment Banking in Asia, Europe and America. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry.

A French National, Marc holds a Master in Business Administration from E.S.S.E.C in Paris (France).


Managing Director
Head of International Clients and Wealth Structuring

Mr. Peter Triggs joined DBS in April 2012 as Managing Director and Head of International Clients and Wealth Structuring.

Peter’s last position before joining DBS was Deputy CEO at Bank of China (Suisse) SA in Geneva. He also worked for Citi’s Private Bank for 19 years with Jersey, Zurich and Singapore, Geneva and London among his stops for the bank. At Citi, Peter was Managing Director of The UHNW Middle East Group and Head of the Corporate Finance Group working for a major client of the bank.

Peter was also a tax principal for Deloitte in their London office. He has over twenty years experience of dealing with private clients in tax and trust matters. Peter is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, a Chartered Tax Advisor in the UK, and a Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Read More

He has an Honours degree in Mathematics and Philosophy from the University of Birmingham, and is married with three children. Less


Managing Director
Head of Wealth Management Solutions – Treasury & Markets

Mr. Donne Lee is Managing Director and head of Wealth Management solutions for Treasury & Markets (T&M). He was concurrently the regional head of Investment Advisory in the Private Bank from 2006 to 2010.

Donne joined DBS in 1987 and has 24 years of treasury markets and products experience. Besides driving T&M's client advisory platform to promote structured investment products to the consumer and Private Bank, Donne heads the FX margin trading group servicing high net worth trading clientele. He also served at T&M's corporate advisory desk. Read More

Donne graduated from the University of Oregon, USA in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science (cum laude) in Finance. Less


Senior Vice President
Head of Fiduciary Services

Ms. Adeline Poon joined DBS Private Bank in January 2007 as Head of Fiduciary Services.

Adeline has over 15 years of experience in the trust and fiduciary services industry in Singapore. She focuses on international cross-border succession planning and family wealth issues.

Prior to joining DBS, she worked at Coutts Bank as a senior consultant in their Trust and Fiduciary Services department. Early on in her banking career, she spent seven years at HSBC Trustee (Singapore) Limited and held various roles in trust administration and wealth planning. Adeline has structured in excess of USD3 billion worth of assets. Read More

Adeline graduated from Canada’s Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Joint Hons in Finance and Economics). She also holds a law degree from the University of London. Adeline is registered as a UK Society of Trust & Estate Practitioner (TEP) member.

Adeline speaks fluent English and Mandarin. She is married and enjoys travelling. Less


Senior Vice President
Head of Discretionary Portfolio Management

Ms. Rebekah Chuan joined DBS Private Bank in October 2011 to set up a Discretionary Portfolio Management platform to service the very unique needs of our diverse group of ultra-high net-worth clients.

Rebekah has more than 20 years of experience in investment management. She has managed a very broad spectrum of funds as an institutional fund manager including a seven-year stint with several established financial institutions in London. Read More

After returning to Singapore, Rebekah set up a very successful bespoke portfolio management service at HSBC Private Bank and served as its Head of Discretionary Portfolio Management for a decade. She also headed up the funds advisory business in HSBC Private Bank, providing strategic advice on both traditional unit trusts and alternative investments to ultra-high net-worth clients. Less


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Contact Us

DBS Private Banking Centre:

38/F, Edinburgh Tower,
15 Queen’s Road Central,
Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 3668 8008