Tan Chin Hwee

About Tan Chin Hwee
  • CEO Asia-Pacific, Trafigura Group Pte Ltd

Tan Chin Hwee is the Chief Executive Officer in Asia-Pacific for Trafigura. He was most recently the founding partner in Asia for Apollo Global Management LLC, a global alternative investor with over US$185 billion in AUM. He was voted by the Hedge Fund Journal as the emerging top 40 absolute return investors globally and also named as Best Asia Credit Hedge Fund by The Asset. Prior to joining Apollo, Tan was a Managing Director at Amaranth Advisors LLC, an American multi-strategy hedge fund.

Tan was also honoured as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and a World Cities Summit Young Leader 2014. He was the winner of the 2013 Distinguished Financial Industry Certified Professional Award (FICP) from the Singapore Government, and is a recipient of the World Outstanding Young Chinese Entrepreneurs Award 2015.

Tan sits on various for profits and not-for profit Boards including Lien Aid Limited (Singapore), the endowment fund for KK Women's and Children's Hospital and the advisory board of the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance at Shanghai Jiaotong University. He is a Board member of Singapore Press Holding and NRC Chair for Keppel REIT, Singapore's largest listed office REIT. In 2015, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, appointed him to its Board of Trustees concurrent to his appointment to the Monetary Authority of Singapore's Finance Centre Advisory Panel. He is also an Adjunct Professor at a number of universities in Singapore and China.

Tan Chin Hwee received an MBA from Yale University, an undergraduate degree from NTU, and a graduate degree from Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and is both an Australian- and Singapore-registered Certified Public Accountant (CPA).


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