The road to success for leaders is seldom predetermined, and whilst some may have been “born leaders”, in most cases, the path to success is varied, often marked by failures and obstacles along the way. For many, that’s what defines their leadership styles and drives them.
We ask three FWA Champions, Rahul Malhotra, Wong Chien Chien and Ivy Yong, to share their experiences as leaders, learning points, failures and successes, what works/what doesn’t, what they could have done better, and areas of improvement in leadership management. This session is moderated by our much-loved moderator, Jennifer Lewis.
Please join us in another "Viewpoints from FWA Champions" series. We look forward to seeing you on zoom!
Registration starts at 12.15 pm. Registrants will be provided with a zoom link for the event closer to date.
Rahul Malhotra, Managing Director, Head of Southeast Asia and Non-Resident Indian (NRI) clients, J.P. Morgan Private Bank
Rahul Malhotra is Managing Director and Head of Southeast Asia and Non-Resident Indian (NRI) clients for J.P. Morgan Private Bank. Based in Singapore, he leads his team in delivering the firm’s investing, wealth transfer, credit and philanthropic services to the ultra-high-net-worth clients in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia, including NRI clients across multiple regions.
Mr Malhotra has over 30 years of experience in financial services. He was previously the Head of Wealth Management for Asia at Merrill Lynch. Prior to that, Mr Malhotra spent 20 years in Citibank where he was based in Dubai, London and Singapore. At Citibank, he held various senior leadership positions including Head of Retail Banking in Asia and Global Head of Non-Resident Indians.
Mr Malhotra attended the Executive Education Programme from Columbia University and received his Bachelor’s Degree from Delhi University.
Wong Chien Chien, Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer, Asia-Pacific Division, Credit Suisse AG
Ms Chien Chien Wong is a Managing Director of Credit Suisse based in Singapore. She is the Chief Operating Officer for the Asia Pacific Division, responsible for the overall front office business and country COO responsibilities, as well as the Division’s corporate governance, IT & Transformation, IT Investment Portfolio and Business Processing Services. She is a member of a number of the key Asia Pacific and Group committees.
Ms Wong joined CS First Boston in 1992 and has since held various management positions across COO, Legal & Compliance and Internal Audit functions. A native Singaporean, she has lived and worked in New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Taipei.
Ms Wong received her Accountancy degree with honors from the National University of Singapore and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Ivy Yong, Managing Director and Associate General Counsel, Legal Department, J.P. Morgan Chase, Singapore
Ivy is a Managing Director of J.P. Morgan's Legal Department and has recently been appointed the General Counsel of the Private Bank in APAC, based in Singapore. Prior to her new role, she headed up the Investment Banking Capital Markets legal team for a number of years. She is a qualified solicitor in Singapore, Hong Kong, England & Wales. She worked in the international law firm Clifford Chance LLP before joining J.P. Morgan in 2004.
She has served as the co-Chair of the Singapore chapter of “Women on The Move”, a business resource group with more than 1000 members promoting gender diversity and inclusiveness in J.P. Morgan Singapore.
Ivy has a strong interest in social enterprise and charitable work and is active in Cambodia and other Asian countries in development work for young adults.
Moderated by Jennifer Lewis, Head, Communications and Engagement, Temasek Foundation
Ms Jennifer Lewis has been with Temasek Foundation since April 2020, and is responsible for the strategic management of the Foundation’s internal and external communication and engagement activities. Prior to this, she had been with GIC since 2007, also managing strategic communications for the sovereign wealth fund.
She began her corporate communications journey after more than twenty years as a journalist with television, print and online experience. She also advises several AI and digital asset start-ups.
Jennifer served on the board of the Singapore International Foundation (SIF) from 2007 to 2015. She remains active with the SIF and currently chairs the ‘Arts for Good’ Advisory Panel, and serves on the Board of Trustees of The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund. She also serves on the board of OnePeople.sg, an organisation which champion racial harmony initiatives in Singapore.
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