Ms Herry Cho joined Singapore Exchange (SGX) in February 2021 and drives SGX’s sustainability and sustainable finance strategic direction and implementation, to transform SGX and its ecosystem into a world-class, trusted multi-asset sustainable exchange. Ms. Cho is in the steering group for Glasgow Financial Alliance for NetZero (GFANZ), and is a member of the Taskforce for Nature Related Finance Disclosure (TNFD).
Ms Cho pioneered in the development of Asia Pacific’s sustainable finance markets, in her former role as the Head of Sustainable Finance APAC at an international European bank from 2017. There she led the origination and execution of sustainable finance transactions including green/social/sustainability bonds and loans, and delivered sustainability advisory. She further shaped the international market standards having served on the Executive Committee of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA)’s Green/Social Bond Principles, was the sustainability lead on ICMA’s APAC regional committee and on the Loan Market Association’s Green Finance Committee.
Ms Cho leverages on a broad financial background having previously worked for almost decade in Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory, Capital Structuring and Advisory, and Equity & Debt Capital Markets. Based in Singapore, Ms Cho has previously worked in Hong Kong, London and Amsterdam.
Ms Cho holds a combined Bachelors and Masters (MBioch) Degree in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry from the University of Oxford, UK.