“Singapore has grown into a leading financial and technological hub, but the old life insurance industry hasn’t kept up. People deserve a better life insurance experience. And because life insurance is all about securing a better life in the face of uncertainty, we founded Singapore Life to be a better kind of life insurance company.”
– Walter de Oude / CEO
A renowned international banker and board level leader, Ray was formerly the CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Singapore and Regional CEO, Southeast Asia.
Walter de Oude
Chief Executive Officer
Prior to establishing Singapore Life, Walter was Chief Executive Officer at HSBC Insurance (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. and was a board member of HSBC Asset Management Singapore.
Phang Yew Kiat
Phang is the Chief Executive and vice Chairman of Chong Sing Holdings FinTech Group Ltd. Phang has over 20 years of experience in the banking and finance industry, as principal director of the Standard Chartered Private Bank as well as founding member of China Bohai Bank.
Mark is the Chief Executive of IPGL Limited. Mark is a distinguished board executive having held roles on multiple financial services company boards globally. Mark was previously Partner and Global Head of Financial Services at Actis.
Estella has a long distinguished career which included Head of Actuarial Services at KPMG China retiring in May 2017; 20 years with HSBC Insurance in various roles including the Regional Chief Actuary and Head of Investment and Insurance Risks for Asia and the Appointed Actuary of HSBC Life in Hong Kong.
Laurence has 30 years experience in life and general insurance, and has held key leadership positions with companies in Singapore and within South-East Asia that include Prudential, DBS Bank, Great Eastern Life and Transamerica Life. He is currently Senior Director of Business Development for the Singapore International Commercial Court.
Singapore Life is backed by Chong Sing Holdings FinTech Group Ltd and IPGL Holdings, who bring the best of technology-led business success in support of Singapore Life’s long term Strategy.
Chong Sing Holdings FinTech Group Ltd (“CSF”, stock code: 8207.HK) is a leading integrated FinTech group with a focus on providing 24 x 7 online financial services to SMEs, merchants and individuals in China and Asia through internet and mobile solutions.
IPGL Limited is a private holding company which focuses on partnering with experienced management teams in the financial services sector. It is a significant shareholder in NEX Group plc which provides platform-based financial transaction lifecycle optimisation.