Piyush Gupta, CEO of the DBS Group

Piyush Gupta, CEO of the DBS Group

Since 2009, Mr. Piyush Gupta has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Director of the DBS Group. With its headquarters in Singapore, DBS is one of Asia’s top financial services groups. DBS has been hailed as the “World’s Best Bank” by a number of international magazines, including Euromoney and Global Finance, in recognition of its leadership in the world. The bank, which was crowned “World’s Best Digital Bank” by Euromoney, is in the vanguard of utilizing digital technology to help create the future of banking. Additionally, the Harvard Business Review named DBS as one of the top ten most disruptive companies of the last ten years in 2019. 

Piyush worked at Citigroup for 27 years before joining DBS, where he most recently held the role of Chief Executive Officer for South East Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. Piyush serves as Vice-Chairman of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Executive Committee and the Institute of International Finance, Washington. He also serves as a member of the Bretton Woods Committee Advisory Council, Singapore’s Advisory Council on the Ethical Use of AI and Data, and the Board of Trustees of Singapore Management University (SMU). 

He is on the boards of the National Research Foundation of Singapore and the Council for Board Diversity of Singapore. Piyush serves as the Singapore Indian Development Association’s term trustee (SINDA). Piyush holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Ahmedabad and a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, India.