Annie Koh

Professor Annie Koh is Vice President for Office of Business Development, Singapore Management University. A Practice Professor of Finance, Annie also holds the position of Academic Director for two university level institutes - the Business Families Institute and International Trading Institute.

A notable conference speaker, panel moderator and commentator, Annie serves on a number of councils, advisory boards and steering committees. She is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Regional Governance and is a board member of Family Firm Institute, Inc.


In addition, she chairs the finance and investment committee on the board of GovTech Singapore, and Asian Bond Fund 2 Supervisory Committee of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and serves on Singapore’s Central Provident Fund Board, and SkillsFuture HR Sectoral Tripartite Committee, HR Certification Taskforce. Annie is also an independent director of k1 Ventures Ltd, and lead
director of Health Management International Ltd. She is also a corporate and advisory board
member of fintech firms, JEDTrade and Stashaway.

A Fulbright scholar, Annie earned her PhD in International Finance from Stern School of Business, New York University in 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). She is also author of a number of Asian family business cases and survey reports.

Annie is a recipient of the prestigious Singapore Public Administration Medal, Bronze in 2010 and Silver in 2016, for her contributions to the education and public sectors.