Ms Tan Su Shan joined DBS in June 2010 and is currently Group Head of Consumer Banking & Wealth Management. She also serves as the President Commissioner for PT Bank DBS Indonesia. In June 2013, Su Shan was named “Outstanding Private Banker of the Year” by Private Banker International, the first time an Asian has won this global award since its inception 20 years ago. In October 2014, Su Shan became the first Singaporean to be recognised as the world’s “Best Leader in Private Banking” by PWM and The Banker, a leading wealth publication by the Financial Times Group. In August 2015, Su Shan was recognised as “Private Banker of the Year, Singapore” by The Asset.
Prior to joining DBS, Su Shan was Morgan Stanley's Head of Private Wealth Management for Southeast Asia. Before re-joining Morgan Stanley in May 2008, she was Regional Head for Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei for Citi Private Bank. She was responsible for the private bank's overall business and sat on the board of directors for Citi Trust Singapore. Su Shan was also its Singapore Investment Centre Head.
From 1997 to 2005, Su Shan was Executive Director with Morgan Stanley in Singapore, serving as investment adviser to high net worth families, corporates and institutions in the region. Su Shan spent eight years in ING Baring Securities in institutional equity sales, working in the key financial hubs of London, Tokyo and Hong Kong before she joined Morgan Stanley the first time.
She is the founder and past president of the Financial Women's Association in Singapore, and a board member of Aetos Security Management, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings. She also sits on the investment committee of the Ministry of Health Holdings. In addition, Su Shan is a member of the Monetary Authority of Singapore Private Banking Advisory Group.
Married with two children, Su Shan is actively involved in fund-raising for various Singaporean charities and sits on the board of Singapore's KK Hospital Health Endowment Fund, which provides financial support to needy patients. She was a past board member of the National Museum and a member of the International Women's Foundation and the Young Presidents Organisation. She is an advisor to the prestigious Raffles Girls Primary School and SJI International School.
Su Shan has a Master of Arts from Oxford University, where she read Politics, Philosophy and Economics. In 2006, she was selected by Citi Private Bank to participate in the Senior Leadership Program at Harvard Business School. In May 2012, she was awarded the Distinguished Financial Industry Competent Professional (FICP) title, which is the highest certification mark for a financial practitioner in Singapore, by the Institute of Banking and Finance.