Ignatius KK (Iggy) Chong
Managing Director, Head of Private Wealth,
Ignatius K. K. (Iggy) Chong is managing director, head of Private Wealth for Greater China at RBC Wealth Management in Hong Kong. Chong re-joined the Royal Bank of Canada in 2014, prior to which he held a number of senior roles at Coutts including Hong Kong Market head and chair of Family Business and Philanthropy initiatives. His career at Royal Bank of Canada included roles in Personal, Commercial and Private Banking starting in Vancouver in 1982 and leading to his posting in Hong Kong in 1990 as business manager to the regional manager at that time.
Emigrating from Singapore to Canada in 1977, Chong graduated from the University of British Columbia (UBC) with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in finance. He obtained his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 1996, and is a fellow member of the Institute of Canadian Bankers (FICB).
Chong has a long history of service to the Canadian community, particularly to UBC where he is past president of the Hong Kong alumni association and current chair of the UBC alumni Hong Kong leadership council. He is an active committee member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and longtime member of the Vancouver Board of Trade.
Married with three children, Chong's other pursuits include being cofounder of a running club which organises the iconic Victoria to Peak Challenge in Hong Kong.