Adam Abdur Rahman

Adam Abdur Rahman

Managing Director, Corporate Affairs,

Citi Singapore & ASEAN


Adam Rahman is the Head of Corporate Affairs for Citi in Singapore. In this role, Adam oversees all internal and external communications, reputational risk management and government relations functions. He is also responsible for raising the brand profile of Citi and developing the thought leadership strategy of the firm in Singapore. He also serves on a number of management committees including the Country Management Committee, Country Coordinating Committee and the Country Business Risk and Control Committee. Reporting directly to Citi’s Head of ASEAN and Citi Country Officer for Singapore, Adam is part of the ASEAN Management Committee.


Adam has over 30 years of experience in the media and communications industry. He started his career as a Broadcast Journalist with the Television Corporation of Singapore (now MediaCorp) and also worked as a Producer at Asia Business News (now CNBC Asia). Prior to joining Citi in October 2003, Adam was the Chief Executive Officer of The Right Angle Communications, which he co-founded, and subsequently became a leading provider of media training and strategic communications to private and public sector clients.


Outside of Citi, Adam is actively involved in the area of public service. He serves as a District Councillor of the South East Community Development Council (SECDC) of Singapore which aims to assist the needy and enable greater understanding amongst various communities. Adam also sits on the Boards of the Health Sciences Authority ( and the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore ( Adam is also a Council Member with the Singapore Institute of International Affairs, an independent think-tank in Singapore. In addition, Adam also chairs the Branding and Marketing Outreach Working Group of the Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore (IBF). He is also a member of the IBF Standards Committee.


In August of 2008, Adam was awarded the Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat) by the President of the Republic of Singapore as a national recognition of his contributions to the community. In November 2015, Adam received the Public Service Star (Bintang Bakti Masyarakat) from the President for rendering valuable public service to the people of Singapore.


Adam has a Masters in International Conflict Analysis from the University of Kent at Canterbury in the U.K. He also has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the National University of Singapore, majoring in political science and philosophy.