Ernest is the Head of Agribusiness & Animal Protein of United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB)’s Sector Solutions Group (Group Wholesale Banking Division) covering 6 key markets regionally. In his role, he drives the strategic direction of the these sectors in the Wholesale Bank, including business origination through identifying areas of development and management as well as developing new banking solutions. He is also part of the Wholesale Bank’s taskforce in driving sustainability related financing.
Prior to joining UOB, Ernest was from DBS Bank Limited as both an F&B industry Specialist and a coverage banker. During his time at DBS, Ernest initiated industry coverage in the animal protein sector in the institutional banking division. Before joining DBS, Ernest started his finance career with Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd where he covered the Commodities, Shipping and Real Estate sectors as a relationship manager.