Mr Philip Tan Puay Koon is a career banker with close to three decades of banking and finance experience. He has served in various regional and local leadership roles as a Managing Director in Citigroup where he held the post of Chief Financial Officer of Asia-Pacific Emerging Market (EM) Sales & Trading business of Citibank NA and had also led the team at Citibank Bhd as Financial Markets Head and Country Treasurer. Over a period of 13 years from 1982, Mr Philip also held various senior management capacities with the MUI Group in Malaysia in MUI Bank and MUI Finance.
Presently, Mr Philip serves as an Independent Director on the Boards of Citibank Bhd, Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd and public listed SP Setia Bhd as well as is a member of the Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee (CDRC), established by Bank Negara Malaysia. He has also held previous directorships in other financial institutions including Danajamin Nasional Bhd, MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd and Cagamas Bhd.
Mr Philip holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree (CNAA) in Business Studies (Accounting and Finance) from North-East London Polytechnic, United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia, an Associate Fellow of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers and an adjunct faculty of the Iclif Executive Education Centre, Asia School of Business (in collaboration) with MIT Sloan.