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Adrian Tan Chief Risk Officer at APEX


Adrian Tan joined Asia Pacific Exchange (APEX) as Chief Risk Officer in March 2017 and was a member of the preparatory team that achieved APEX’s Approved Exchange (AE) and Approved Clearing House (ACH) licenses from the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Adrian is principally responsible for oversight of the risk management function of the Exchange and Clearing House, putting in place effective Enterprise Risk Management framework, systems, policies and procedures to ensure trading and clearing activities are conducted in a safe manner. In addition, he has oversight responsibilities over the new product governance, outsourcing as well as business continuity management functions at APEX.

Prior to his current role, Adrian was Head of Risk at the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) in Singapore from 2014 to 2017, where he had oversight responsibilities of Risk Management, Product Control and Business Continuity Management functions in the Bank. He was also a member of the Bank’s ALCO, Risk Management, Credit, AML and New Product Committees.

Prior to the Head of Risk role, Adrian was with United Overseas Bank in Singapore for close to 10 years. Joining the Bank as a Graduate Management Associate, he had experiences in both back room operations as well as front office treasury prior to building a career around Risk Management.

Adrian holds Masters of Applied Finance, Bachelor of Business as well as Bachelor of Accountancy degrees from Singapore Management University.

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