Koh ShinFounder & Chief Executive Officer
Koh Shin is a founder of the Kosh Consulting Group, and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. He is directly responsible for establishing the firm’s strategic vision, and in guiding all aspects of its execution including supervising major product development efforts, implementing high-level marketing campaigns and overseeing complex consulting initiatives. He also spends a significant amount of his time establishing and maintaining close relationships with the firm’s top clients.
Over the past 25 years, Koh Shin has worked in a number of leading organisations in both the government as well as the private sectors. With insights gained from the best practices in these workplaces, and sensing the opportunities available for a nimble new entrant, he set out in 2009 to establish Kosh Consulting Group with the aim of building it into a leading Asian consulting practice. To achieve this goal, he sets an unwavering focus in positioning Kosh Consulting Group as the global trusted advisor for key clients in the region.
In the 12 years between 1997 – 2009, Koh Shin built a stellar career in the wealth management industry in Asia, with stints in Merrill Lynch, Citibank, JPMorgan, UBS as well as Goldman Sachs. Most of his time was spent providing investment advice to high networth individuals and families in the region. His notable appointments included Head of Investments (South Asia) for JPMorgan Private Bank; Head, Products & Services Consulting (Key Clients) in UBS AG; as well as Executive Director and Senior Private Banker in Goldman Sachs Private.
Prior to his banking career, Koh Shin spent 9 years serving in the Singapore Armed Forces as both a field commander as well as an internal organisational consultant. He has held appointments as an Officer-In-Command in an infantry battalion; Head of the Republic of Singapore Air Force Aviation Psychology Branch; as well as Senior Field Psychologist in the Defence Psychology Department, Ministry of Defence.
Koh Shin graduated from the University of Sheffield (U.K.) with a B.Sc. (Honors) degree in Psychology under a Singapore Armed Forces Overseas Merit Scholarship, and holds the military rank of Major (NS). He spends most of his free time thinking and dreaming, and in making those thoughts and dreams come true.