Agnes Koh

Chief Risk Officer
Singapore Exchange (SGX)

Ms Agnes Koh is the Chief Risk Officer of SGX. She is responsible for championing and leading enterprise risk management activities across the organisation, establishing the risk frameworks for new products and business strategies, managing the clearing risk of SGX’s securities and derivatives clearing houses and driving operational resilience and business continuity in SGX. She is also appointed as Chairman of Energy Market Company (EMC), a wholly owned subsidiary of SGX which operates Singapore’s wholesale electricity market from 1st October 2018. She is the Vice Chairman of CCP12, a global association for central counterparties that work together on issues of mutual interest and benefit to minimise global systemic risk and enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of international markets. Ms. Koh is also a representative member of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (“Commission” or “CFTC”) Global Advisory Committee (“GMAC”). The GMAC fosters open, transparent competitive and financially sound markets while overseeing Regulatory and Operational Risks. Ms Koh joined SGX on 1 December 2005 as Vice President in Risk Management and has worked through various roles within risk management. Prior to joining SGX, she had more than 11 years of experience in managing the foreign reserves of the Monetary Authority of Singapore and was also an auditor with a public accountancy firm. Ms Koh was conferred the Distinguished Fellow award by the Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore (IBF) in 2016. The IBF Distinguished Fellow is a significant role model who serves as a beacon of excellence for the financial industry. She is a Certified Public Accountant from Institute of CPA and holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) from National University of Singapore.