Expert resume of Lyn Lee
Group Head, Legal of OCBC Bank; IBF Fellow, The Institute of Banking and Finance, Singapore; Chair of Audit Committee, DTCC Singapore; Maxwell Leadership Team certified speaker, coach and trainer; P.R.I.M.E Finance Expert
Lyn Lee is Group Head, Legal at OCBC Bank. She manages teams that provide legal advisory, transaction management and documentation support to businesses in OCBC at a global level, including treasury, investment banking, corporate and commercial banking, consumer banking, transaction banking, trade finance, technology and operations. She also manages the Data Protection Office of OCBC Bank.
Lyn is an experienced Treasury and Investment Banking legal specialist who has been working in the Singapore banking industry since 2006. She was a senior treasury counsel at DBS Bank before moving to OCBC Bank in 2012 to head up the global treasury and investment banking legal team. She served as Co-Chair of ISDA Legal and Regulatory Committee from May 2016 to June 2019. She participates actively in industry workgroups facilitated by ISDA, ICMA and EMTA.
Lyn was conferred the IBF Fellow Award in Oct 2018 and she sits on one of IBF industry panels. She has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of DTCC Singapore since August 2018 and is the Chair of the Audit Committee.
Prior to her career in the financial services industry, she was a legal practitioner of mergers and acquisitions transactions and corporate finance transactions in leading law firms in Singapore. She also worked as a Senior Legal Counsel at Monetary Authority of Singapore.
Lyn is passionate about leadership based on diversity and inclusion. She is also active in promoting coaching and mentoring and she is involved as a coach and mentor in different programs at OCBC Bank. From March 2019 to March 2021, she sat on the OCBC Scholarship Committee, which grants scholarships to deserving applicants. She has been invited to speak about psychological safety, DEI and to share her experience as a female leader in various events.
As a senior leader in OCBC Bank, Lyn works closely with the HR partners on workforce transformation programmes and supports continuous learning, learning agility and growth mindset in the legal teams.
Lyn graduated with Bachelor of Laws (Dean’s List) from National University of Singapore. She further received her Master of Laws (LL.M.) from King's College London. She was called to the Singapore bar in 1999.