Denise Wong Rejoins Barclays to Drive Sustainability in APACby Fintech News Singapore October 26, 2023
Barclays has named Denise Wong as its Head of Sustainable and Impact Banking for Asia Pacific where she will be based out of Hong Kong.
Wong will be advising corporate and institutional clients on leveraging opportunities to meet their sustainability objectives, as they make the transition to a low carbon economy.
She has over 20 years of experience, mostly with Barclays across Hong Kong and New York. Wong was most recently a Venture Capital investor at VU Venture Partners and as Chief Financial Officer at Green Monday.
Prior to that, Wong was with Barclays for 12 years, her last position being Head of Consumer & Retail, Asia Pacific ex-Japan for Investment Banking.
Wong will report regionally to Vanessa Koo, Head of Investment Banking, Asia Pacific, and also have functional reporting to Brian Reilly and Marie Freier, Global Co-Heads of Sustainable and Impact Banking.
Vanessa Koo, Head of Investment Banking, Asia Pacific, said,
“As we see increased demand from our clients in Asia Pacific to support their sustainability goals, Denise’s appointment demonstrates our commitment to providing them with the best expertise to help them navigate the transition.”