Han Kwee Juan

Managing Director and Group Head of Strategy and Planning | DBS

Han Kwee Juan

About the speaker

Kwee Juan is Group Head of Strategy & Planning. In this role, he works with the Group CEO and Group Management Committee to develop strategies to drive growth and valuation for shareholders. He also oversees strategic reviews and execution of these strategies across the bank globally. Kwee Juan leads and drives the bank’s transformation agenda, and develops change management programmes to deliver transformation across the group in the areas of data and artificial intelligence, managing through journeys, customer experience, innovation and future of work programmes. Kwee Juan’s portfolio also includes responsibility for developing and driving new business models through ecosystems partnerships for corporate and consumer customers, partnering with business units to create new businesses leveraging our banking and technology capabilities, and scaling these businesses.Prior to joining DBS, he was Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of Citibank Singapore Limited (CSL). Kwee Juan spent 27 years of his banking career at Citi successfully running various businesses which span treasury and markets, corporate and investment banking, cash management, trade finance and services, securities and funds services, credit cards and loans, and retail banking and wealth management. He served as a member of the Main Committee on the Future Economy (CFE) and CFE’s Subcommittee on Future Growth Industries and Markets in 2016. He was a council member of Singapore National Employers Federation from 2014 to 2018. Kwee Juan is currently serving as a supervisor to the Board of DBS China and is a member of the Institute of International Finance Digital Finance steering committee.In 2017, Kwee Juan was awarded the NTU Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of his contribution to the banking industry and NTU. He was also recognised by Retail Banker International as “Trailblazer of the Year (Individual)” in 2015 for the growth and transformation of CSL under his leadership. He was conferred the title “IBF Distinguished Fellow” for Wealth Management by the Institute of Banking & Finance in 2013. Kwee Juan has a Bachelor in Computer Science and Information Systems from the National University of Singapore and an MBA (Banking and Finance) from Nanyang Technological University. He has also completed executive leadership courses from Wharton Business School and the Asia Financial Leadership Programme.