Cleo Sham

Head of Regional Operations, EMEA


Cleo Sham is Head of Central Operations for Uber in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. She is also the executive sponsor for the UberPRIDE Employee Resource Group for employees in the region. Previously, she was Director of Operations at Uber China, where she set up the business across major cities, and moved it from a unknown brand to one of the key players in the market.

Prior to Uber, Cleo was a proprietary trader at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where she focused on investing the bank's capital on equities. She started her career at McKinsey & Company in Asia, where she served corporations in technology, media, financial services, amongst others. She has been involved with start-ups as a founder and investor within the Internet, cleantech, and food & beverages sectors. Cleo holds a BA from Rice University and an MBA from Wharton.