Group Chief Risk Officer
Mr. David Richard Thomas is Group Chief Risk Officer of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad since July 2012. He oversees the risk management function of CIMB Group, including Credit, Market, Operational, Shariah, Asset Liability Management risk, and Risk Analytics Infrastructure. The Group Risk Department is responsible for ensuring the consistent implementation of the Groups risk management policies and frameworks, including operationalising the Risk Appetite Statement. The Division identifies, assesses, measures, controls and reports the material risks that may impact the Groups business operations, profitability, capital and reputation. Before joining the Group, David served as the Chief Risk Officer Asia Pacific for the Royal Bank of Scotland . Prior to RBS, he served as the Chief Credit Officer Asia Pacific for Bank of America. He has held various senior level risk positions based in Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand and Taiwan throughout his 22year tenure in Asia. Before moving to Asia, he was with Bank of America in Los Angeles, California as a sector banker, covering the Fortune 500 Aerospace Defense sector. He serves on the Board of Commissioners of CIMB Niaga.
Age: 56 Executive Since 2012