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S&P Global Commodity Insights

Ching Ong

Vice President, Asia-Pacific

Ching is Vice President of S&P Global Platts, a division of S&P Global and the leading independent provider of information, benchmark prices and analytics for the energy and commodities markets.

She is responsible for all commercial activities in Asia Pacific (APAC) including sales and new business development strategies, global commercial relationships with APAC's largest and most strategic customers, as well as business strategies in the region's developed and emerging markets. Ching is a board member of S&P Global Asian Holdings and the Chair of the S&P Global Platts APAC leadership team.

Ching joined S&P Global Platts more than 15 years ago, moving through various commercial leadership roles with the key focus on ensuring that S&P Global Platts delivers client-focused sales outcomes throughout APAC. Her experience covers a diverse spectrum of geographies, commodities and customer segments ranging from exploration companies, miners, traders, to end-users such as utilities and airlines, as well as government agencies and financial institutions. Under her leadership, the scale and diversity in S&P Global Platts' market share, business portfolio and commercial organization in APAC have grown significantly.

Before joining S&P Global, Ching worked in the highly competitive Singapore technology sector for over 10 years, partnering with world-class leading companies such as IBM, Microsoft Corporation, Dell EMC and Cisco Systems, to develop bespoke enterprise solutions for corporations and governments. This included 4 instrumental years building successful business models in a technology start-up, covering the areas of system integration, cybersecurity, data analytics, business applications and network infrastructure.

For 2 years, Ching also supported The National Kidney Foundation in Singapore, where she led the implementation and growth of the corporate sponsorship department.

Ching received a Bachelor of Commerce degree in International Business and Marketing from the Murdoch University in Perth, Australia.