Mr. Chua heads OCBC’s Group Policy Governance & AML/CFT Singapore and previously was HSBC’s Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) function for HSBC Singapore. He manages the Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Sanctions and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (AB&C) efforts of the Group’s businesses in the market. Mr. Chua has extensive experience in FCC –both in the private and public sector. Before joining HSBC, Mr. Chua held vital FCC roles in several global financial institutions in Hong Kong, China, UAE, and Singapore –most recently he was Country AML Compliance Officer for Citibank Singapore.
The Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore (IBF) conferred the Fellow award to Mr. Chua in 2016. The IBF recognizes industry veterans who exemplify thought leadership and commitment to industry development. Mr. Chua is widely acknowledged as an AML specialist and contributes as a panelist at industry forums organized by ACAMS and the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS).
Before joining the banking industry, Mr. Chua served in the Singapore Police Force as a Senior Investigation Officer.