Head of Business Development and Corporate Finance
Clarence Chong was appointed as Head of Business Development and Corporate Finance on 9 October 2017 and subsequently promoted to his current position of Chief Financial Officer on 2 April 2020. He is responsible for all aspects of the company's financial-related activities including financial reporting, budgeting, capital management and tax. He also oversees corporate finance and investor relations.
With close to 18 years of working experience in banking, investment and finance, Clarence was previously the Client Coverage Director at RHB Securities Singapore Pte. Ltd. managing the accounts of various corporates listed in Singapore. Prior to that, he was a Senior Investment Manager at Kuwait Finance House specialising in private equity and real estate investments in ASEAN region and Vice President of Corporate Finance at HL Bank Singapore where he was involved in various investment banking transactions for companies across Asia Pacific region.
Clarence attained a Bachelor of Commerce & Bachelor of Economics from the Australian National University. He subsequently attained a Master of Commerce from the University of New South Wales. He is a Certified Public Accountant of Australia.