Relevant Experience

  • Gurdip has over 26 years of experience in financial services and management consulting, and has been with CIMB Group for over 17 years. He was recently appointed as the Group Chief Operating and People Officer where he oversees five functions within the organisation. These are Human Resources, Sustainability, Operations, Admin & Property Management as well as Strategic Procurement. He works alongside the Group CEO in driving transformation priorities and being a focal point in managing stakeholders.
  • Prior to this role, Gurdip was the Group Chief People Officer (2020 to 2023) where he was responsible for setting the human capital direction and strategy of the Group, in alignment with the Group’s overall strategy and priorities.
  • Prior to that, Gurdip held the position of Group Chief Strategy and Design Officer, overseeing and supporting the execution of transformation and growth initiatives under T18 and Forward23 strategic roadmaps. During this stint, he had helped shape and steer the Group through various strategic phases and initiatives, including setting up the sustainability function as well as heading it for a period of time.


  • Before joining CIMB Group, Gurdip spent a decade in an international management consulting firm advising banks, telecommunications companies and Governments across ASEAN, India, South Korea and Spain.


  • Gurdip graduated with honors from The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) with a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics, majoring in Accounting and Finance. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and has completed the CIMB-INSEAD Leadership Program.
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  • Honours in Accounting and Finance, the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, United Kingdom
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Alumni of the CIMB-INSEAD Leadership Programme


Directorship/Relevant Appointments:

  • Director, CIMB Bancom Capital Corporation
  • Director, CIMB Bank (Vietnam) Limited
  • Director, CIMB EOP Management Sdn Bhd
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