Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors has a wealth of experience in financial services globally which blends local expertise and understanding with the knowledge and experience in international markets.



Pearlyn Phau, Director

A veteran in the financial services industry, Pearlyn has held various senior leadership roles within DBS Group, both in Singapore and Hong Kong. Prior to her current appointment, she was the Group Head of Consumer Products, Marketing and Ecosystem Partnerships at DBS group with an exceptional track record of executing key strategies and business transformation initiatives across regional retail and wealth franchises, including being a key driver of emerging digital banking strategies and DBS’ principal bancassurance partnerships.

She has deep knowledge across a wide spectrum of financial products and services and is a strong leader with a digital mindset and a demonstrable track record in transformation strategies and operational execution.

Lionel King, Chief Executive Officer & Director

Mr King has 27 years of experience in the financial services industry, particularly in Singapore, with a proven track record in multiple leadership roles. He joined PIAS following more than five very successful years at Prudential Singapore. In 2017, he was awarded the prestigious title – IBF Distinguished Fellow by the Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore. Mr King worked closely with MAS and LIA in the implementation of the FAIR recommendations.

Patrick Cunningham, Director

Mr Cunningham has spent over three decades in the financial markets and financial services sectors. Mr Cunningham spent 18 years with BT Funds Management in funds management and money market activities. For the past 9 years Mr Cunningham has worked as a consultant to fund managers, financial advisers and accountants. Mr Cunningham has been a Director of PIAS since inception.

Edy Hartono, Director

Mr Hartono has 22 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to setting up his practice with PIAS in 2005, Mr Hartono was with a major life insurance company and achieved the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table from years 2000 to 2004. Mr Hartono was appointed as a Director of PIAS in February 2009. Mr Hartono has brought valuable insight and sound judgement from his considerable experience in commerce and financial advisory practice.