Mr. Christopher Tan, CEO, Providend Ltd, Financial Planning Association of Singapore
Christopher Tan is the CEO of Providend, Singapore’s first fee-only wealth advisory firm. With more than two decades of experience in the wealth management and financial planning industry, Christopher is often quoted in the local press, as well as financial magazines for his expert opinion on financial matters. He contributes regularly to periodicals such as The Business Times, The Edge, The Straits Times, The Sunday Times, and other publications. Channel NewsAsia, CCTV, Channel 5, and Channel 8 have also interviewed him on issues relating to personal finance.
Professionally, Christopher is a Certified Financial Planner and a member of the Financial Planning Association of Singapore. He is also a Certified Exit Planning Advisor from the Exit Planning Institute. He sat on the Management Committee of Securities Investors Association (Singapore) (SIAS) from 2009 to 2017 and in 2014 was appointed by the Singapore Government to be part of the CPF Advisory Panel. In June 2020, Christopher has also obtained the Advanced Certificate in Trust Services (ACTS) from Wealth Management Institute, Nanyang Technological University.
Christopher received his Bachelor of Financial Services Degree with honours from the National University of Ireland. He also holds a Master of Business Administration Degree from University of Warwick.