May Siew Boi Tan

Independent Non-executive Director

May Siew Boi Tan

Chairperson of Audit & Risk Committee; and Member of Finance & General Committee, Human Resources & Remuneration Committee, Nomination Committee and Sustainability Committee

Aged 68
Appointed on 7 August 2018


  • Board / board committees leadership
  • CLP market experience
  • Company executive
  • Global market experience
  • Other industries
  • Other listed board roles
  • Professional (Accounting)
  • Related industry experience (Property / Retail)
  • Risk & compliance  

Titles, Qualifications and Education

  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Graduated from the University of Sheffield

Other Major Offices

  • Manulife Financial Corporation# (Independent Director, and member of Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and Audit Committee)
  • Hang Lung Group Ltd.(lndependent Non-executive Director)
  • Anticimex New TopHolding AB (Board member) 
  • MSIG Insurance (Hong Kong) Ltd. (Director)

Public Service

  • Asian Corporate Governance Association Limited (Council member)
  • Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation (Executive Committee member)

Past Experience

Ms Tan was an Independent Non-executive Director of Link Asset Management Ltd.# (as manager of Link Real Estate Investment Trust) from February 2013 to January 2022 and an Independent Non-executive Director of JPMorgan China Growth & Income plc# from August 2021 to January 2024.  She was also an Executive Director of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd. and its Chief Executive Officer from July 2014 to February 2017.  She joined Standard Chartered Bank in 2009 as Global Head, Equity Corporate Finance.   She was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Cazenove Asia Ltd., and was a partner of Cazenove and Co. Cazenove Asia Ltd. (now known as Standard Chartered Securities (Hong Kong) Ltd.) became part of Standard Chartered Hong Kong in January 2009.

In public service, Ms Tan was the Chairman of The Hong Kong Association of Banks, the ex-officio member of Hong Kong Trade Development Council and a member of the Currency Board Sub-Committee of The Exchange Fund Advisory Committee of Hong Kong Monetary Authority.   She was a member of the Listing Committee of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd. (from 2012 to 2015) and a member of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel and the Takeovers Appeal Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission (from 2001 to 2013).   Ms Tan was also a Council Member (from 2008 to 2017) and the Vice Chairman (from 2012 to 2017) of Oxfam Hong Kong.

#The securities of these companies are currently listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange or overseas stock exchange(s).


Latest update: 20 March 2024

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