Mr Robert (Bob) Mainprize joined Temasek in January 2017 and is currently Managing Director, Risk Management.
Mr Mainprize was most recently Chief Risk Officer, Asia Pacific of Barclays Bank PLC, a role he assumed in 2000. He was a member of the Group Credit Committee, Asia Pacific Executive Committee and Chairperson of the Asia Pacific Underwriting and Distressed Asset Trading approval committees. Prior to his appointment in Singapore, Mr Mainprize was the Global Head of Sovereign and Financial Institution and Contingent Risk Management for Barclays in London.
Mr Mainprize worked for the Barclays Group in the Americas and Europe, as well as in Tokyo and Singapore. He held a number of senior management positions in the banking, trading and risk management areas of Barclays.
Mr Mainprize is a Distinguished Fellow of The Institute of Banking and Finance (Singapore). He graduated with Honours from the University of Exeter (England) with a Bachelor's degree in Economics and Politics and has also been awarded a Banking Diploma by The Chartered Institute of Bankers (England and Wales).