Simon Loong Pui-chi is the founder and group CEO of fintech company WeLab. He reveals how it all began and why his bad grades never stopped him from succeeding. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Simon Loong Pui-chi is the founder and group CEO of fintech company WeLab. He reveals how it all began and why his bad grades never stopped him from succeeding. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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He ‘didn’t study enough’ but was a bank vice-president at 28 – WeLab fintech founder and CEO on his path to success

  • Simon Loong was not a dedicated student, but threw himself into work and rose through the ranks at Citi and Standard Chartered before starting his own company
  • Now the group CEO of fintech company WeLab in Hong Kong, Loong credits his success to good timing and midlife lessons well learned, he tells Kate Whitehead

Simon Loong Pui-chi is the founder and group CEO of fintech company WeLab. He reveals how it all began and why his bad grades never stopped him from succeeding. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Simon Loong Pui-chi is the founder and group CEO of fintech company WeLab. He reveals how it all began and why his bad grades never stopped him from succeeding. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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