Arvid Swartsenburg

Arvid Swartsenburg is a senior banker with over two decades experience as a financial services practitioner and consultant across Europe, US, Africa and Asia.
Arvid currently is Head of Partnerships & Strategy for TMRW Digital Group (TDG) by UOB, a mobile only bank focused on the digital generation across Southeast Asia.
From 2010 to 2020, Arvid was a Principal at Arete Financial Partners, a boutique Management Consultancy focused on supporting financial services clients manage change. In this role, Arvid led a wide range of complex projects across Asia and Africa focused on Strategy, O&T, digital transformation, risk management and M&A.
From 2000 to 2010 he worked at Citi’s Global Consumer Business across the US, Europe and Asia, where he held a variety of senior roles across product, channel, sales & distribution, wealth management & strategy.
Arvid is passionate about digital transformation & innovation and how this is increasingly changing the way we work, live and play. He has gained extensive experience in working with a wide range of FinTechs and startups in his consulting role and remains an investor, mentor and advisor across various startups globally.
Arvid holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and a Bachelor in Arts (BA) degrees in both Economics & Finance from the College of William & Mary in the US and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Melbourne Business School in Australia.
In his spare time he competes in triathlons and Ironman competitions, balancing his training time between swimming, cycling and running. He lives in Singapore with his wife and two daughters.