BGS HKU Chapter Honoree 2015 - Ms May Tan
Ms May Tan
Ms May Tan is currently Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (“SCBHK”).
Ms Tan joined the Bank in 2009 as Global Head, Equity Corporate Finance. With over 30 years of extensive experience in the financial industry, she has been instrumental in deepening the Bank’s client relationships and in enhancing its equities capability, providing a comprehensive suite of services for clients. In April 2012, Ms Tan was appointed Vice Chair, Asia accountable for governance and senior client coverage for Corporate Banking in the region. Ms Tan has also been on the board of SCBHK since 2009.
Before joining Standard Chartered, Ms Tan was the Chief Executive Officer of Cazenove Asia since 1993, and was a partner of Cazenove and Co. Cazenove Asia became part of SCBHK on January 2009 and she seamlessly integrated Cazenove Asia’s cash equities and equity capital market business into the Bank.
Ms Tan has made significant contribution to Hong Kong through numerous public roles she has held. Ms Tan is Chairman of the Hong Kong Interbank Clearing Limited, and is the Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Association of Banks. She is a member of the Banking Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. Ms Tan sits on the Listing Committee and the Risk Management Committee of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and was a member of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel and the Takeovers Appeal Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission during 2001-2013. Ms Tan is an Independent Non-Executive Director of The Link Management Limited since February 2013.
As a champion in supporting charitable causes, Ms Tan has been active in Oxfam Hong Kong since 2008 and is now Vice Chairman as well as a member of the Finance and Audit Committee.
Ms Tan is a chartered accountant and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.