Joined FFH in 2010 as Head of Consumer Risk Management for consumer markets across all operational entities in various countries including India. Before the current role, he was the Deputy CEO of the Company. Over three decades of experience in financial services, with about 20 years at Standard Chartered and Citibank where he had stints in Singapore, Thailand and India. A Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants, England and Wales.
Head of Consumer Banking at FFH. Executive Director and founder CEO of Dunia Finance LLC, a Dubai-based JV partnered by Fullerton Financial Holdings. Has over 20 years of experience in financial services. Served Citibank in a variety of Consumer Banking roles internationally. Is a Bachelor of Technology & Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, and MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Ms. Pillai, a 1972 batch IAS officer held a number of senior positions in the Government of India and the State Government of Kerala for 40 years. She handled the Industry and Finance portfolios for nearly twenty years. In the Centre, she worked in the Ministries of Industry, Corporate Affairs, Labour and Employment. She contributed notably to reforms in Industrial and Foreign Direct Investment policies as also in formulating the National Skill Development Policy. In Kerala, as Principal Secretary Finance she worked to achieve enhanced developed outcomes, coupled with efficient fiscal management. Earlier as CMD, Kerala Finance Corporation she dealt with project financing to SMEs. Her last assignment was as Member Secretary (in the rank of Minister of State), Planning Commission, Government of India. She is currently Director on the Boards of Jubilant Life Sciences and International Travel House Ltd.
Dr. Shuster, is a professional with decades of experience in the banking sector. He is currently Chairman of the Audit Committee at Bank Danamon Indonesia. He served at Asian Development Bank, ING Bank, National Bank of Canada, Nippon Credit Bank in various capacities. After working as the President and CEO of P. T. Bank PDFCI, he served Bank Danamon Indonesia in various capacities. He became its president and CEO and later its Independent Commissioner. He has also served many other entities in Directorial and advisory capacities. He holds Ph.D. in International Economics and Law from University of Oxford. He also holds Master of Law from London School of Economics and Bachelor of Business Administration from Ivey Business School.
Chairman of the Risk Oversight Committee and Nomination and Remuneration Committees of the Company’s Board. Currently, Head of Corporate Development at FFH, Mr. Quah is a seasoned banker with more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Previously, he was the CEO of Fullerton Credit Services (FCS), part of the FFH group. He had held various senior management positions in consumer and corporate banking at Standard Chartered Bank, like CEO of Negara Brunei Darussalam, Country Consumer Bank Head (Philippines), Regional Consumer Banking Head (North China) and GM of Consumer Bank Mortgages (China).
His experience also cuts across sales, credit & operations with distinguished track records. He graduated from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (London).
Ms. Renu Challu is a seasoned banker with decades of experience in Commercial and Investment Banking. She was with the State Bank of India (SBI) for more than 38 years serving in variety of positions. Some of the positions held at SBI include President & COO at SBI Capital Markets, MD & CEO at SBI DFHI, MD of State Bank of Hyderabad and Deputy MD, Corporate Strategy and New Business Development. She is on the Board of many other companies and is a partner in 5th Bridge Data Technologies LLP.
Chairman of the Company since November 2011. CEO and Board member of Fullerton Financial Holdings Pte Ltd, Singapore (FFH), and Board Commissioner of Bank Danamon. Previously, Co-Chief Investment Officer and Senior Managing Director, Special Projects at Temasek International. With Temasek since 2003, first as CFO and subsequently in various senior management roles. Has served on several boards including Neptune Orient Line. Is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore.
Mr. Kenneth Ho carries more than two decades of Consumer and Commercial Banking experience. He is a graduate in Economics from Flinders University of South Australia and a Master of Business Administration holder from University Putra Malaysia. Currently, he is the Senior Vice President, Consumer Banking for Fullerton Financial Holdings (International) Pte Ltd. Previously he was with Citibank for 10 years covering the roles of Regional Director, Consumer Secured Lending of Citibank Asia Pacific regional office and in Citibank Singapore Pte Ltd as Head of Auto business and Citibusiness (Commercial Banking). Prior to joining Citibank, he also had substantial exposure in EON Bank Berhad, Malaysia, including managing the entire Auto Loans business (national) and covering numerous roles in Branch Banking as well.
Mr. Thomas is currently the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Capital Insights Pte Ltd, a management and strategy consulting company focused on the financial technology and healthcare sectors. He is also the Head of Corporate Strategy of Clifford Capital Pte Ltd, a company providing financing solutions in the infrastructure and offshore marine sectors and an Independent Director and Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd, Singapore. Before establishing Capital Insights Pte Ltd, he was the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Singapore-listed GuocoLeisure Ltd. This was preceded by a career in Finance and Banking with Temasek Holding Ltd, Standard Chartered Bank and Bank of America. In addition, Mr. Thomas is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. Mr. Thomas holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (PGDM) and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Loyola College, Madras.