David Ho

David Ho


Independent Director

DBS Group Holdings & DBS Bank

Mr. David Ho was appointed to the Board of Directors of DBS Group Holdings Ltd and DBS Bank Ltd. (the “Board”) on 26 April 2023. He is a member of each of the Board Risk Management Committee, the Board Sustainability Committee and the Compensation and Management Development Committee.

David was previously a director of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, having stepped down on the same date he was appointed to the Board.

David is Chairman and founder of Kiina Investment, a venture capital company that invests in startups in the technology, media and telecommunications industries. He also serves as a member of the board of Air Products and Chemical, Qorvo of the United States, as well as Sun Life Financial and Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada.

Prior to that, David had served as the Chairman of Greater China for Nokia Siemens Networks, President of Greater China for Nokia Corporation, and Senior Vice President of the Nokia Networks Business Group. He also held senior leadership roles with Nortel Networks and Motorola in China and Canada. In addition, he was a director of Pentair prior to the spinoff of nVent Electric; Triquent Semiconductor prior to its merger with R. F. Micro Devices to form Qorvo; China Ocean Shipping Company prior to its merger with China Shipping Group; as well as two Chinese state-owned enterprises China COSCO Shipping Corporation and China Mobile Communications Corporation.

David holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and a Master’s degree in Management Sciences from the University of Waterloo in Canada.