Group Chief Credit Officer, Wholesale Credit Risk Management
MBA (Banking & Finance)
Mr Eric Lian joined OCBC in December 2016. He is responsible for the Credit Risk Management of Wholesale Banking of the Group, which includes corporate and commercial banking, commercial real estate, financial institutions, specialised commodities finance as well as special asset management.
Prior to that, Mr Lian was President and CEO of UOB China from June 2013 to June 2016. He was also member of UOB Group's Executive Committee.
Mr Lian has 26 years of banking experience. He began his banking career with UOB in 1989 and joined Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) in 1995. During the 18 years tenure with SCB, he held several senior positions in wholesale banking business as well as credit risk management in Singapore and China.
Mr Lian graduated from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore with a Bachelor of Engineering and a MBA from Nanyang Business School.