Mr. Ong started working in the financial sector in 1977, first as a Money Broker and then, after a year, with Standard Chartered Bank, as a Management Trainee. For 25 years with the Bank, he had been through all aspects of Commercial Banking, apart from treasury function and he ended, his banking career as Country Manager for the Bank in Cambodia in 2002. This was after being the Bank's Chief Representative in Myanmar and before that, Regional Manager, Asia Pacific Region covering Financial Institutions. Almost immediately after that, he joined Phillip Securities Pte Ltd and had covered various functions, including a stint in Phillip Securities Thailand Plc. as its Ag CEO and was last, the Director OTC Capital prior to being assigned to KREDIT in 2012. Currently,he is also serving on the Board of PhillipBank Plc., Cambodia which is part of PhillipCapital Group and also on the Board of First Finance, which is a micro-mortgage firm in Cambodia in which PhillipCapital Group is also a minority shareholder. He currently volunteers as Chairman of Methodist School in Cambodia and board member of E2STEM EDUCATION, a Private Public Partnership with Ministry of Education Youth and Sports, that introduces STEM Education to Yukhonthor High School.
Mr. Ong is a graduate from the University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Business Administration and an Associate of the Chartered Institution of Bankers since 1978