Christopher Loh

Christopher Loh


Christopher Loh is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Special Advisor to Chairman at United Amara Bank. United Amara Bank is one of the largest private banks in Myanmar with a growing network of 76 branches in 45 townships, with over 2,400 employees.

Christopher was most recently the Group Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Group International Business at RHB Banking Group, one of Malaysia’s largest banking groups. He was responsible for developing the Group’s strategic priorities, driving the Group’s transformation programme across the region, leading and managing the Group’s business operations and growth strategies outside of Malaysia, with particular focus on high-growth ASEAN regions such as Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Myanmar.

Christopher has held several senior executive positions including being the Deputy Group Chief Risk Officer at a large banking group. He was also a partner with a global management consulting firm where he worked with regional and global financial institutions across Asia-Pacific, United States and the United Kingdom to transform their business and risk capabilities. After his stint with a leading UK banking group in London, he returned to Asia to help built and led a very successful risk management practice where he was the managing director before his departure. He has also spent several years with a leading insurer in Singapore, and had established and run a technology and media startup.

Christopher graduated with an honours degree in engineering and business from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and is an alumnus of the RHB-INSEAD Senior Leadership Programme.

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