Head of Innovation, Treasury & Markets, DBS Bank
Kelvin Tan is Head of Innovation for Treasury & Markets (T&M) at DBS Bank, where he is responsible for building a culture of innovation and leveraging emerging technologies for T&M. In the area of blockchain and digital assets, he was involved in the initial proposals and solutioning of the bank’s digital asset custody, security token offerings, asset tokenisation projects and the DBS Digital Exchange.
Before joining DBS, Kelvin was Head of FinTech & Data, Technology at SGX. There, he led the exchange’s efforts to identify business opportunities in blockchain and emerging technologies. He also developed and executed the enterprise data strategy for SGX, and led efforts in data visualisation, gamification, automation, quantitative finance and high frequency trading.
Kelvin is a computer systems engineer by training and started his career as an engineer in the virtual reality industry before joining the financial sector. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Systems Engineering and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Science from RMIT University, and a Master of Science in Wealth Management from Singapore Management University.