Finian Tan

Dr. Finian Tan is Chairman at Vickers Venture Partners and Chairman & Founder at Vickers Financial Group (S) Pte Ltd. He is on the Board of Directors at Singapore Technologies Electronics Ltd. Prior to joining CSFB in 2002, Dr. Tan was a partner and Managing Director of the Silicon Valley venture capital firm- Draper Fisher Jurvetson Eplanet – being in charge of their Asia Pacific operations. In his time there, he spearheaded the investment into Baidu in 2000. Dr. Tan received his undergraduate degree from the University of Glasgow, a graduate degree from the University of Cambridge and a doctorate degree from the University of Cambridge.

He has also previously served as Chairman or Board Member on numerous boards and committees, including Cambridge Industrial Trust Management (Chairman of the board and Chairman Exco and HR committees, CIT listed on Singapore Exchange), United Eagle Airlines (China), Sunfun Info Co Ltd (China) listed in Taiwan, Asia Food Channel (Singapore, Founding Chairman, now owned by Food Network USA), Media development Authority of Singapore (Singapore, Chairman Audit Committee and Investment Committee), Singapore Polytechnic (also on Exco), Singapore Government Parliamentary Committee for Trade and Industry Resource Panel, Defence Science and Technology Agency (Singapore), the Life Sciences Investment Pte. Ltd. (Singapore), SMA (Singapore-MIT) Governing Board, Singapore National Computer Board, The National University of Singapore (also member of the investment committee), The National Cancer Centre (Singapore), The Eastern Cluster of Hospitals in Singapore (Singhealth), Tuas Power Pte. Ltd (Singapore)., Sentosa Cove Pte. Ltd. (Singapore), Majulah Connection (Singapore), the Singapore Venture Capital Association and the Singapore-Shandong Business Council.