Ms Euleen Goh was appointed to the Board of Directors of DBS Group Holdings Ltd and DBS Bank Ltd. on 1 December 2008. She is the Chairperson of the Board Risk Management Committee, as well as a member of the Compensation and Management Development Committee, Executive Committee and Nominating Committee. She is the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of DBS Foundation Ltd, a not-for-profit company established to strengthen DBS’ corporate social responsibility efforts across Asia.
Euleen is the non-executive Chairperson of the Board of Directors of SATS Ltd, and is also a non-executive board member of CapitaLand Limited, Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd, and Royal Dutch Shell plc. She is a Trustee of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs Endowment Fund and is a member of the Board of Trustees of Temasek Trust. She is also the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of her alma mater, Singapore Chinese Girls’ School and is also the Chairperson of the Board of Governors of NorthLight School. She was previously the Chairperson of the Accounting Standards Council.
Euleen was the non-executive Chairperson of the Singapore International Foundation from April 2008 until she stepped down on 1 April 2015.
A Chartered Accountant with professional qualifications in banking and taxation, Euleen held various senior management positions in Standard Chartered Bank, retiring in March 2006 after some 21 years with the Bank. She was Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore from 2001 until March 2006. In that role, she was responsible for driving the Bank’s corporate governance and strategic agenda in Singapore.
Before becoming the Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Singapore, she was Group Head, Local Corporates and Specialised Businesses, including structured trade solutions and private equity. Other senior positions held included market risk, asset and liability management and sales. She has traveled widely throughout the Group’s operations in the course of her duties.
Euleen was named as Her World Woman of the Year 2005. She was awarded a Public Service Medal for her contributions to the Financial Services sector by the President of Singapore in the same year.
A critical element of Corporate Governance at DBS is an active board and management committee structure that undertakes a careful review of decision making within the Group at various levels.