Group Management Committee
Han Kwee Juan
Strategy & Planning
Managing Director & Group Head
Kwee Juan is Group Head of Strategy & Planning. In this role, he is the strategic partner to the Group CEO, Group Executive and Management Committee and develops strategic options, oversees strategic reviews and supports the decision-making process of all strategic topics across the Bank globally.
Kwee Juan will also play a lead role in driving the bank’s innovation and data agenda which encompasses design thinking, reimagining customer journeys, agile methodology, data science and analytics, fintech partnerships, hackathons etc.
Kwee Juan’s portfolio also includes responsibility for developing and driving new business models through ecosystems partnerships to deliver banking solutions and convenience to our corporate and retail customers in these ecosystems.
Prior to joining DBS, he was Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of Citibank Singapore Limited (CSL). Kwee Juan spent 27 years of his banking career at Citi successfully running various businesses which span treasury and markets, corporate and investment banking, cash management, trade finance and services, securities and funds services, credit cards and loans, and retail banking and wealth management.
He served as a member of the Main Committee on the Future Economy (CFE) and CFE’s Subcommittee on Future Growth Industries and Markets in 2016. He was a council member of Singapore National Employers Federation from 2014 to 2018.
Kwee Juan is currently serving as a board member and Chairman of Finance and Procurement Committee of Tripartite Alliance Ltd. He is also a council member of the National Integration Council.
In 2017, Kwee Juan was awarded the NTU Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of his contribution to the banking industry and NTU. He was also recognised by Retail Banker International as ‘Trailblazer of the Year (Individual)’ in 2015 for the growth and transformation of CSL under his leadership. He was conferred the title ‘IBF Distinguished Fellow’ for Wealth Management by the Institute of Banking & Finance in 2013.
Kwee Juan has a Bachelor of Computer Science and Information Systems degree from the National University of Singapore and an MBA (Banking and Finance) from Nanyang Technological University. He has also completed executive leadership courses from Wharton Business School and the Asia Financial Leadership Program.