Christopher Tan, CFP, CEO and Co-Founder, Providend Ltd.; CEO and Executive Director, MoneyOwl Pte Ltd. 15:00h UTC Virtual Panel Session
Christopher Tan, CFP, is CEO and Co-Founder of Providend Ltd., as well as CEO and Executive Director of MoneyOwl Pte Ltd. He has more than two decades of experience in the wealth management and financial planning industries.
Mr. Tan is often quoted in financial magazines and the local press for his expert opinion on financial matters. He contributes regularly to periodicals such as The Business Times, The Edge, The Straits Times and The Sunday Times, among others. Channel NewsAsia, CCTV, Channel 5 and Channel 8 have also interviewed him on issues relating to personal finance. He also appeared on the financial planning segment of Channel 8’s morning show for eight months.
Since the beginning of his career, Mr. Tan has spoken to hundreds of entities, educating them on personal financial planning issues. He is an internationally sought-after speaker and trainer in countries such as Indonesia, China and Mauritius, where he has previously spoken with policymakers in the Mauritius Financial Services Commission on strategic issues facing the wealth management industry. He has also lectured for the MSc of Marketing program at the University of Warwick, as well as for the MBA program at Fudan University in China. Locally, he has spoken at the CFA Institute Annual Conference, and is a regular speaker for Singapore’s National Financial Education Program, MoneySENSE. He has also lectured on the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER certification program, and on financial planning topics with various education institutions. Besides being financially trained, he is also an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation.
Mr. Tan graduated with honors from the National University of Ireland, where he earned his bachelor's degree in Financial Services. He also holds an MBA degree from the University of Warwick, which has one of the top business schools in the world.