Chua Kim Leng

Head of AML Committee

CHUA Kim Leng stepped down as Special Advisor (Financial Supervision) of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in 2018 after 25 years of distinguished service in the Authority. 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, 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. He was awarded the Public Administration Medal by the President of Singapore in 2014 for his contributions to the public service. Kim Leng 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)