Group Management Committee

Sebastian Paredes

Sebastian Paredes


DBS Head of North Asia & Chief Executive Officer

DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited

Sebastian Paredes is the Head of North Asia of DBS with oversight of Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, and the Chief Executive Officer of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited. He is also the Chairman of DBS (China) Ltd.

A banker of over 30 years, Sebastian has a strong track record in building franchises across multiple markets. Prior to joining DBS, Sebastian was the President Director of PT Bank Danamon Indonesia, where he successfully solidified the bank’s position in retail, SME and commercial banking, and made inroads into micro lending business. Before Danamon, he spent 20 years at Citigroup in South America, Turkey and Africa.

Sebastian holds a Bachelor of Science degree from California State University, Fresno (California, USA) and an International MBA from IE Business School (Madrid, Spain). He speaks five languages (Spanish, English, German, French and Bahasa Indonesia).