8 July, Singapore
About Shee Tse Koon
Shee Tse Koon is Group Executive and Country Head, DBS Singapore. Prior to this, he was Group Head of Strategy and Planning where he oversaw the regional strategy across the Bank.
Tse Koon has 27 years of experience in the banking industry and was conferred the title ‘IBF Distinguished Fellow’ for Corporate Banking by The Institute of Banking & Finance in 2021. He started his career at Standard Chartered and had held senior positions in a diverse range of roles across various front and back-office functions. He had worked in several countries in Asia, the Middle East and the United Kingdom.
Prior to joining DBS, he was the CEO of Standard Chartered in Indonesia. Previous to that, he was Head of Governance (Europe, Middle East, Africa & Americas) and also Senior Executive Officer (Standard Chartered, Dubai International Financial Centre), based in the United Arab Emirates; as well as Chief Information Officer and Head of Technology and Operations for Standard Chartered in Singapore. He was also Regional Head of Trade, based in Singapore and the role of the Executive Assistant to one of Standard Chartered’s Group Executive Directors, based in the UK.
Tse Koon had also served as non-executive director on the boards of Standard Chartered Bank Zimbabwe Limited and Standard Chartered Capital Saudi Arabia.
Tse Koon is a member on the Board of Commissioners for PT Bank DBS Indonesia since May 2020. He is currently serving as a member of the Board of Directors for NETS Pte Ltd as well as the Board of Governors for the Singapore International Foundation and Nanyang Polytechnic.
Married with 3 children, Tse Koon is actively involved in working with charity organizations to provide support to needy individuals and families in Myanmar. He also participates as a mentor with Boardagendar by Singapore Council of Women’s Organisation to champion gender diversity in business.
Tse Koon holds a bachelor’s degree with Merit in Economics and Philosophy from National University of Singapore. He has also completed executive leadership programs with Said Business School in Oxford, Singularity University and Asian Financial Leadership Program.