Arvid Swartsenburg

Head of Digital Strategy & Transformation, UOB, Singapore

Arvid Swartsenburg is a senior banker with over two decades experience as a financial services practitioner and consultant across Europe, US, Africa and Asia. Arvid currently in Group Strategy & Transformation for UOB leading the rollout of key strategic projects to digitalize and transform the bank. From 2010 to 2020, Arvid was a Principal at Arete Financial Partners, a boutique Management Consultancy leading complex projects across Asia and Africa focused on Strategy, O&T, digital transformation, risk management and M&A. From 2000 to 2010 he worked at Citi’s Global Consumer Business across the US, Europe and Asia, where he held a variety of senior roles across product, channel, sales & distribution, wealth management & strategy. Arvid is passionate about digital transformation & innovation and how this is increasingly changing the way we work, live and play. He has gained extensive experience in working with a wide range of FinTechs and startups in his consulting role and remains an investor, mentor and advisor across various startups globally.