Business Strategies, Asia
Mr. Matthew Yong began his financial services career in Brunei, spending seven years with a global bank as a corporate banker as well as branch manager.
He moved to Vancouver and joined RBC in 1986, where he managed commercial accounts and managing a team of commercial bankers there. He joined private banking in 1990, concentrating on wealth management service for HNW clients in Asia.
Mr. Yong was transferred to Singapore office in 1997 and for the past 20 years, having the roles of business development, Asia Head and Market Head at different times. He has since been based in Singapore, serving clients throughout the region.
Mr. Yong graduated from the university of British Columbia in Vancouver and is a Certified Financial Planner (Singapore). He enjoys Asian cultures, and is fluent in Mandarin, English and has a working language of Malay and Japanese. His recreational interests include tennis, hiking and non-fiction reading.