Deanna Ong Member (non-executive, independent)

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Deanna Ong was elected to the Board of Directors of Swiss Re Ltd in 2020. She is a member of the Audit Committee. She is also a member of the Board of Directors and Chairperson of the Audit Committee of Swiss Re Asia Pte. Ltd.

Professional experience

Deanna Ong has been Chief People Officer and a member of the Group Executive Committee at GIC, a sovereign wealth fund established by the Government of Singapore, since 2017, and Managing Director since 2008. Deanna Ong joined GIC in 1994 and held various finance roles covering public and private market assets until 2009. From 2009 to 2014, she was Director Finance, responsible for financial management across GIC’s portfolio. In 2012 she also took on responsibility for Human Resources & Organisation and Corporate Governance. Prior to joining GIC, she was a tax accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co.

Educational background

  • Bachelor of Accountancy, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Stanford Executive Program, Stanford University, USA

External mandates

  • Board member of the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds