Chee Wai Ho
Country Head, Singapore & Head of Neobanking, Instarem

Ho Chee Wai

Chee Wai is the Instarem Singapore Country Head & Head of Neobanking at Nium - the first B2B payments unicorn from SEA that seamlessly connects consumers and businesses to the world’s payment infrastructure. In his role, Chee Wai is responsible for spearheading customer growth and loyalty at Nium’s consumer arm, Instarem. He is currently charting the next wave of growth initiatives across neobanking and cards within the retail business, starting with Instarem’s amaze, a first-of-its-kind World Debit Mastercard launch in the Asia Pacific. Chee Wai also serves as Chairperson of the Remittance Subcommittee, under the Singapore Fintech Association of Singapore and the Remittance Association of Singapore, where he promotes digital transformation among remittance businesses in Singapore. Prior to joining Nium in 2018, Chee Wai led Digital Payments at Starhub and was a Founding Member at Singtel’s digital payment arm - Dash. Singtel Dash made its mark as an early mover in 2012, even before Apple Pay was made available to users in Singapore. Chee Wai partook in product development and program management, delivering mobile payment services from the ground up. Chee Wai has also worked with Singapore’s Infocomm Development Authority, where he led strategic national policies to spur the adoption of e-payments in Singapore. In addition Chee Wai holds experience working across both the banking and consulting space. Chee Wai graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Engineering from Nanyang Technological University and is a proud alum. When envisioning the future of payments and financial services, Chee Wai often pens down his vision and shares his views on LinkedIn.