Asian Investment Conference 2021
CEO Singapore, Head of Private Banking South Asia and Sustainability Leader, Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse
Benjamin Cavalli was appointed to the role of Head of Private Banking South Asia in August 2018, based in Singapore. In addition, he took on the role of Singapore CEO from January 2017.
In his senior leadership role, Mr. Cavalli leads the Private Banking business in South Asia. He also focuses on collaboration opportunities within Credit Suisse to capitalize on the synergies and business opportunities in the region, drive profitable business growth and advance market share.
In his role as Singapore CEO, Mr. Cavalli works closely with the business heads in Singapore to support the bank’s business and client strategy. He also works with the Corporate Functions to ensure that the requisite governance and control framework is in place for the bank’s business in Singapore. Mr. Cavalli joined Credit Suisse in November 2009 as Head of Private Banking Singapore Market. He was appointed the Head of Private Banking Southeast Asia and Head of Singapore Location in October 2014. He was previously from UBS Wealth Management, where he was a Managing Director and the Head of Key Clients Singapore. He started his career in the Export Finance department at UBS in Switzerland in 1992 and headed the Commodities, Structured Trade and Export Finance at UBS Investment Bank in Hong Kong from 1997 to 2000, before beginning his career in wealth management.
He has over 25 years’ experience in both Investment Banking and Wealth Management across Switzerland and Asia, 18 of which were focused on the Singapore market and in senior management capacity.
He is a member of the Sustainability Leadership Committee at Credit Suisse Group, Co-Chair of the APAC Sustainability Committee and Trustee of the Board of Credit Suisse APAC Foundation.
Mr. Cavalli is accredited under IBF Advanced (IBFA) by the Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) in Singapore.