Mr. Piyush Gupta is Chief Executive Officer and Director of DBS Group.
DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with a growing presence in Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. Headquartered in Singapore, the bank has been recognised for its global leadership, and was named “Best Bank in the World” by Global Finance and “Global Bank of the Year” by The Banker in 2018.
DBS is at the forefront of leveraging digital technology to shape the future of banking, and was named the “World’s Best Digital Bank” by Euromoney in 2016 and 2018. In addition, the bank has been accorded the “Safest Bank in Asia” award by Global Finance for ten consecutive years from 2009 to 2018.
Prior to joining DBS, Piyush was Citigroup's Chief Executive Officer for South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
Piyush is a member of the Executive Committee of the Institute of International Finance, Washington and Chairman of Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics Advisory Board. In addition, he is a member of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Task Force on Digital Financing of the Sustainable Development Goals, Singapore’s Advisory Council on the Ethical Use of AI and Data, and Singapore’s Council for Board Diversity. He also sits on the boards of Enterprise Singapore, and Singapore’s National Research Foundation. Piyush is a term trustee of the Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA).
Piyush has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Economics from St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, India and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Ahmedabad.
Piyush was named Singapore Business Awards' Outstanding Chief Executive of the Year in 2016. In 2014, he was named as the Singapore Business Leader of the Year by CNBC and in 2013, he was accorded the CEO Leadership Achievement Award for Singapore and Asia Pacific by The Asian Banker.
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.