Founder and CEO, WeLab
Simon Loong is the Founder and CEO of WeLab – Asia’s leading fintech company – which operates WeLend in Hong Kong, Wolaidai (我来贷) in Mainland China and a fintech joint venture, AWDA, in Indonesia. The company also partners with traditional financial institutions, which utilise WeLab’s technology to offer fintech-enabled solutions to their customers.
WeLab was named in a KPMG-sponsored report as one of the top 100 fintech companies in the world – number seven in China and number 23 globally – and was ranked by Deloitte as the number one fastest growing tech company by revenue in Hong Kong (number four in China).
Before founding WeLab, Mr Loong spent 15 years in retail banking divisions of leading international banks. Most recently, he served as the Head of Standard Chartered’s Unsecured Lending business in North East Asia. Prior to that, he was the marketing director for Citibank Taiwan and the regional risk officer for Citibank Asia Pacific.