Ilaria Chan is currently the Group Advisor for Social Impact Investments at GRAB: South East Asia's most valuable technology decacorn startup that provides ride-hailing, food & logistics delivery, payment & financial services via its integrated technology platform. Grab is the world's 3rd largest transportation platform, operates in 8 countries & acquired Uber's SE Asia operations in 2018.
ILARIA was formerly an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs New York. Amongst her top transactional highlights were IPOs of Prada, Samsonite, Alibaba.com, Youku.com, AIA Group, Agricultural Bank of China, Samsung Life Insurance & Maxis Berhad. Ilaria provided investment recommendations on Asia markets to top US-based institutional funds & generated over US$60 mn in annual commissions for Goldman Sachs. She was a top quartile performer 6 years in a row, and was selected by Goldman Sachs as an interviewer, recruiter, forum speaker and mentor for the firm’s recruitment efforts. ILARIA is a private investor, board director for multiple charities, independent consultant, and itinerant motivational speaker. Miss Chan holds a B.A. from Stanford University.
26 Jun 2019
A lack of access to inputs and support services, business skills and financial literacy as well as knowledge of and engagement with markets often act as barriers to realise the economic participation of women and the development this can bring…Read More