Peter Seah Lim Huat

Peter Seah


Non-Executive Chairman

DBS Group Holdings & DBS Bank

Mr. Peter Seah joined the Board of Directors of DBS Group Holdings Ltd and DBS Bank Ltd on 16 November 2009 and assumed the role of Chairman on 1 May 2010. He is Chairman of the Board Executive Committee, as well as a member of the Audit Committee, Board Risk Management Committee/BRMC Technology Risk Committee, Compensation and Management Development Committee and Nominating Committee. In addition, he is Chairman of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited.

Peter is the present Chairman of Singapore Airlines Limited and LaSalle College of the Arts Limited. Peter was a banker for 33 years before retiring as Vice Chairman and CEO of the former Overseas Union Bank in 2001.

Peter serves on the boards of GIC Private Limited, Fullerton Financial Holdings Pte Ltd, STT Communications Ltd and the University of the Arts Singapore Ltd. He is a member of the Council of Presidential Advisers and the chairman of the National Wages Council.

Peter received the Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat) in the 1995 National Day Awards in recognition of his contribution to social and community services. He was awarded the Public Service Star (Bintang Bakti Masyarakat) in the 1999 National Day Awards for his role as Chairman of the Sub-Committee on Finance and Banking, Committee on Singapore’s Competitiveness. Peter was also awarded the Distinguished Service Order in the 2012 National Day Awards. He was bestowed the Order of Nila Utama (Distinction), one of Singapore’s highest honours, for his contributions to the nation in the 2021 National Day Awards.