Global Head, Investments, Operations and Technologies
- Charles Cheong is the Group’s Global Head of Investments, Operations and Technologies, and leads the corporate finance activities and capital fund raising to create, develop and acquire business synergistic, project acquisitions, market expansion, capital divestments, lead investment teams, complete fund transactions, maintain portfolio developments using technology to enhance products and services that focus on external customers to increase revenue.
- Charles is an accomplished Singapore professional in Open Metaverse, NFT, Defi, FinTech, Artificial Intelligence (AI) Advisory, Decision Management & Analytics, Aviation, Banking Operations & Technology and Asset Management industry with 34 years experience in Asia Pacific.
- Previously in Citibank Asia Pacific, Charles had structured and executed more than 1,000 software procurement transactions working with 3,000 global software vendors in 14 markets. He has extensive experience in Consumer Banking, Corporate & Private Banking, Banking Technology Group, Ultra High Network (UNHW) Individuals, Royal Families and Family Offices across the Asia Pacific market. He is fluent in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia
- Charles completed his Diploma in Sales & Marketing from the Marketing Institute of Singapore in 1997 and furthered his studies, obtaining a Post-Graduate Diploma in Marketing, Sales & Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), United Kingdom.