Me & My Money

Ex-COO works with ex-offenders to make a difference

Having left a professional career with a comfortable income, Mr Daniel Teo focuses on investments that pay a recurring dividend, coupon or any form of cash distribution, which help fund his day-to-day expenditure.
Having left a professional career with a comfortable income, Mr Daniel Teo focuses on investments that pay a recurring dividend, coupon or any form of cash distribution, which help fund his day-to-day expenditure.ST PHOTO: YEN MENG JIIN

After 32 years at international banks, top exec gave in to 'a strong urge to give back to society'

When Mr Daniel Teo decided to leave his well-paying job at ABN Amro Bank Singapore in 2016, his friends thought he was crazy to retire at 56.

He was chief operating officer (COO) and deputy chief executive at the bank then and concurrently COO at ABN Amro Private Banker International, Asia & Middle East.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 05, 2018, with the headline 'Ex-COO works with ex-offenders to make a difference'. Print Edition | Subscribe