Chua Kim Leng

Head of AML Committee

CHUA Kim Leng has recently stepped down from his role as Special Advisor (Financial Supervision) of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) where he advised on matters relating to regulation and supervision. Prior to that, he was the Assistant Managing Director in charge of the Banking & Insurance Group and a member of MAS Executive Committee. In that role, CHUA Kim Leng was responsible for the licensing and supervision of banks, insurance companies, finance companies and money changing & remittance companies, as well as for the anti-money laundering supervision of the financial sector. CHUA Kim Leng was awarded the Public Administration Medal by the President of Singapore in 2014 for his contributions to the public service. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) from the National University of Singapore.

Professional History

1994 – 2018

Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)

  • Special Advisor (Financial Supervision), Singapore
  • Assistant Managing Director (Banking & Insurance), Singapore
  • Executive Director (Banking), Singapore
  • Executive Director (Specialist Risk), Singapore
  • Various roles in banking supervision, Singapore



National University of Singapore, Singapore, Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)


  • Casino Regulatory Authority (CRA), Member of the Board, Member of the Board Audit Committee and Board Legal & Regulatory Committee