Kelvin Tan

Kelvin Tan

Head of Sustainable Finance and Investments, ASEAN, HSBC

Kelvin Tan is the Head of Sustainable Finance & Investments, ASEAN, for HSBC. He oversees the provision of sustainability-linked finance; the development of innovative climate solutions; and leads cross-business and cross-market collaboration in sales enablement and risk management. Kelvin also works closely with other ASEAN CEOs to help them drive the conversation with external stakeholders.

Prior to this role, Kelvin Tan was Chief Executive Officer of HSBC in Thailand from 2015 to 2021, managing the bank’s franchise for the country. He was responsible for overseeing and growing HSBC’s Wholesale and Private Banking business. He also held several other senior roles during his tenure in Thailand, including the Chairman of the Association of International Banks in Thailand and was the founding member of the Thailand-United Kingdom business leadership council.

Previously, Kelvin held several other positions within HSBC, including Head of Commercial Banking in Singapore and Head of Large Corporates and Conglomerates in the Singapore Global Banking client management team.

Kelvin’s banking career spans over three decades; with a focus on corporates and MNCs across industries in Singapore and Asia Pacific. Prior to joining HSBC Singapore in 2009, he started his career with Citibank and had worked at JP Morgan and Société Générale.

Kelvin was appointed Board Member of Pentagreen Capital in August 2022.

Kelvin holds an MBA (Accountancy) degree from the Nanyang Technological University and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the National University of Singapore.

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