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Dr. John Lee was recently appointed as the Country CEO and CEO of Maybank Singapore. Dr. Lee would be responsible to lead Maybank’s business in Singapore consisting of commercial banking, investment banking, insurance and asset management. Prior to his current posting, Dr. Lee was the Group Chief Risk Officer (GCRO) of Maybank Group. As GCRO, he oversees the Group Risk function of the Group. He currently sits on the Executive Committee of the Group and various other management committees in the Group.
Prior to Maybank, Dr. John Lee was a Partner in KPMG, where he was KPMG Global Lead for Islamic Finance, Asia Pacific region Head for Financial Risk Management and Malaysia Head for Financial Services, where he completed numerous projects around the Asia Pacific region.
John Lee has a Ph.D. in financial economics and a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University. He is also a Fellow Certified Practicing Accountant of CPA Australia, a Chartered Banker of Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers, and a member of the Econometrics Society.
He was awarded the Bank Risk Manager of the Year 2013 by Asia Risk and the Risk Manager of the Year 2014 by Asian Banker for his contributions to the Maybank Group and the industry.