Gurdip Singh Sidhu

Group Chief People Officer and Group Chief Sustainability Officer, CIMB Group


GURDIP SINGH SIDHU has over 24 years of experience in financial services and management consulting and has been with CIMB Group for over 15 years. He currently helms two functions within the organisation, Group Human Resource and Group Sustainability.

As Group Chief People Officer, he is responsible for setting the human capital direction and strategy of the Group, in alignment with the Group’s overall strategy and priorities. He oversees organisation design, performance management, talent acquisition and management, employee experience and learning.

Meanwhile, in his role as Group Chief Sustainability Officer, Gurdip leads the development and execution of CIMB’s sustainability strategy, in line with the priorities and target outcomes set by the Board and the Group Chief Executive Officer. The division comprises of the Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility teams.

Prior to his current roles, Gurdip held the position of Group Chief Strategy and Design Officer, overseeing and supporting the execution of transformation and growth initiatives under T18 and Forward23. During this stint, he had helped shape and steer the Group through various strategic phases and initiatives, including setting up the sustainability function.

Before joining CIMB Group, Gurdip spent a decade in an international management consulting firm advising banks, telecommunications companies and Governments across ASEAN, India, South Korea and Spain.


  • Honours in Accounting and Finance, the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, United Kingdom
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Alumni of the CIMB-INSEAD Leadership Programme