Head of Strategic Partnerships and Innovation, Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad
“Be Curious, Solve Needs, Help People”
Mr Roy Heong is the Head of Strategic Partnerships & Innovation for Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad (ABMB).
His focus is to work with external partnerships to deliver value both to them and the clients of the bank. Via this role, Alliance Bank has launched the Sustainability Assistance Program that enables businesses in Malaysia to improve their sustainability capabilities, making them more competitive globally and saving costs. The approach for sustainability adoption is based on the bank’s 3As pillars of Advocacy, Advisory and Answers.
He also launched the bank’s B2B site that is BizSmart Solution Portal. The portal contains both banking and non-banking solutions that help SMEs succeed in reaching new customers, digitizing business and managing cost whilst enjoying preferential rates from solution providers and financial offerings.
He has over 20 years of banking industry experience covering the areas of digital, innovation and strategic partnerships. During this time, he has spearheaded change and transformation within the industry. Prior to this, he held digital roles in OCBC and Citibank.
He seeks to collaborate with businesses and ecosystems to develop new ways towards achieving new customers, revenue and cost efficiency.