Ms Caecilia Chu

CEO, YouTrip

Caecilia is the Co-Founder and CEO of YouTrip, a regional financial technology company dedicated to creating a next generation digital banking experience in Southeast Asia.  

Prior to founding YouTrip, Caecilia worked at Citi overseeing growth investments in the technology and consumer sectors. Before that, Caecilia worked at McKinsey advising financial institutions across Asia on product and growth strategies. Her fintech experiences prior to YouTrip include positions at Lufax, China’s leading online wealth management platform, and QF Pay, a mobile payments company backed by Sequoia China.  

Caecilia was named to the global list of Top 50 Financial Technology CEOs in 2021. She was recognised as Top 10 Fintech Leaders in 2020 and 2021 by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. She was awarded Tech Leader of the Year by the Singapore Computer Society in 2022, and Her World Young Achiever of the Year in 2023. Caecilia serves on the Board of Directors of SGX-listed iFAST Corporate Ltd and the Board of Governors of Cyber Youth Singapore. She previously chaired the payments subcommittee for the Singapore Fintech Association. 

Caecilia has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in finance (summa cum laude) from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. 

Panel Discussion (1.30pm)

The Gender Pay Gap: How We Can Close It

Despite societal progress and legislative milestones, Singapore women are still being paid less than their male counterparts. What are the real issues holding us back from bridging the divide and could more transparency about pay be a catalyst for change?

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