John Lau

head of treasury products & specialists, personal financial services, UOB Group

John Lau is a wealth management practitioner and financial market professional with more than 17 years of experience spanning across multiple asset classes as well as client segments. As a builder of successful businesses be it in Singapore, Malaysia and the region, John has an in depth understanding of how potentially complex financial markets product can be made simple and accessible to suitable retail, affluent and SME clients. Leading multiple teams of wealth management experts, John is currently managing the wealth management treasury business for UOB’s personal financial services division.

His portfolio includes product management, solution advisory, sales specialists and treasury dealing which is critical to the value chain of UOB’s treasury business. From foreign exchange, equity, interest rate, commodity, fixed income to structured products; it is John’s passion to connect client’s wealth planning needs with the intricacies of financial markets by partnering with best in class providers, investing in highly experienced wealth specialists and making the complex simple for our clients to understand and access as investment solutions.

John also takes an interest in ESG developments especially when it comes to sustainable investing and has helped to launch UOB’s sustainable investing program for its wealth management clients.