Group Executive Chairman, WRISE Group

Derrick Tan

Derrick Tan

Group Executive Chairman, WRISE Group

Derrick has over 25 years of banking experience. Before WRISE, he was Bank of Singapore’s Hong Kong Chief Executive and Global Market Head of Greater China and North Asia. He was also Chairman of the Bank’s Hong Kong Management Committee. He managed over USD47 billion of Assets under Management and successfully drove business expansion in the Greater China market. Before that, he was the Global Market Head for Japan, Sub-Continent, and Malaysia where he was instrumental in establishing the Bank’s market-leading position in the Middle East region, which culminated in the setting up of the Bank’s branch in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and was the Responsible Officer of the branch registered with Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA).

Prior to joining Bank of Singapore, Derrick held various senior positions including Executive Director and Desk Head of the Indonesia market at UBS AG and responsible for HSBC’s offshore International Banking Centre.

Derrick holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Banking and Finance with full distinctions from the Curtin University of Technology. He is on the Vice Chancellor’s List and is also a recipient of the Golden Key Award and Curtin International Student Scholarship. He also graduated from the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Programme in 2013.

Derrick was named the “Outstanding Individual” at Wealth Briefing Asia’s Greater China Awards 2019. He was recognised as one of the leading new generation leaders at Forbes China’s Outstanding Enterprises Award 2022. Under his astute leadership, WRISE received the prestigious “Newcomer” award at the WealthBriefingAsia EAM Awards 2023. Most recently, at the WealthBriefingAsia Awards 2024, WRISE was honoured with the Family Office Solution award.

His leadership skills, foresight in market trends with proven track records, and management capabilities are widely acknowledged in the industry. He firmly believes innovation is the law of tomorrow and technology can empower clients with 24/7 access, full transparency of their holdings and customised end-to-end wealth solutions.