Meet Kelvin WH Tan -
Kelvin WH Tan

Kelvin WH Tan

Venture Lead, Nexus SC Ventures


Kelvin Tan is the Venture Lead for Nexus at Standard Chartered, under SC Ventures – a new business unit established in March 2018 to lead innovation and promote intrapreneurship across the Group, run a professional investment unit to invest in fintech companies, and promote the testing and implementation of new business models with new disruptive ventures.

As part of SC Ventures, Kelvin is leading the build of a disruptive platform to solve for truly exponential growth through a differentiated business model.

Kelvin has held multiple roles in the bank ranging from Transaction Banking to Retail Products and Payments to Strategic Programmes, between 2012 and 2018. In those roles, he has led cross-functional, cross border teams to deliver multiple capabilities for the bank including Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Google Pay in multiple locales and the MyWay program (Singapore’s first silver generation targeted product program).

Prior to that, Kelvin has held multiple roles in multiple organizations and industries. His roles have spanned consumer finance, transaction banking, and FMCG, covering product, analytics, business management, and research. He has worked in Singapore, Indonesia, and Thailand.

Kelvin holds an A.M from the Committee in International Relations from the University of Chicago, and a BA (Hons) in Politics and International Studies from Murdoch University.

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