Professor Annie Koh is Vice President for Office of Business Development, Singapore Management University, a Finance Professor (Practice), and Academic Director for two university level institutes – the Business Families Institute and International Trading Institute.
A notable conference speaker, panel moderator and commentator, Annie is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Regional Governance and, a board member of Family Firm Institute, Inc. In addition, she chairs the finance and investment committee of GovTech Singapore Board, and the Asian Bond Fund 2 Supervisory Committee of Monetary Authority of Singapore. She is appointed board member of Singapore’s Central Provident Fund since 2012 and serves on the SkillsFuture HR Sectoral Tripartite Committee, HR Certification Taskforce. Annie is also an independent director of k1 Ventures Ltd, and lead independent director of Health Management International Ltd. She also advises a number of startup firms such as JEDTrade, Stashaway and Staff-on-Demand.
A Fulbright scholar, Annie earned her PhD in International Finance from Stern School of Business, New York University (1988). Her research interests are in Family Office and Family Business, Investor Behaviour, Alternate Investments and Enterprise Risk Management. She co-authored Financial Management: Theory and Practice, An Asia Edition (2014), and Financing Internationalisation – Growth Strategies for Successful Companies (2004), and author of a number of Asian family business cases and survey reports.
Prof Koh is awarded the Singapore Public Administration Medal, Bronze (2010), Silver (2016), and the Adult Education Prism Award (2017) for her contributions to the education and public sectors.