Evonne Tan appointed Head of Barclays Private Bank, Singapore
Barclays Private Bank has appointed Evonne Tan as Head of Barclays Private Bank, Singapore. In her new role, Evonne will focus on building on the collaboration between the Private Bank and Barclays Corporate and Investment Bank in Singapore to bring enhanced, tailored investment propositions and provide clients with access to the sophisticated products and solutions that Ultra High Net Worth Individuals (UHNWIs) require. Evonne will report to James Penny, Head of Asia, Private Bank (exc. India).
As a leading investment house providing banking and investments solutions to Family Offices and UHNWIs, Barclays Private Bank meets the sophisticated needs of its clients by leveraging the wider Barclays infrastructure.
Evonne joins Barclays from UBS Singapore where she was a Market Team Head responsible for running the UHNW Singapore business. She has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry which includes broad exposure to foreign exchange sales and trading, corporate solutions structuring, fund management and private wealth management.
Prior to UBS, Evonne held roles at Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank in various positions within Global Markets and Wealth Management. Evonne is a graduate of the National University of Singapore and holds a Masters of Wealth Management from the University of Rochester and a Masters in Finance from the University of Bern.
Jean-Christophe Gerard, CEO, Barclays Private Bank, commented: “Singapore serves as a strategically important location for Barclays in Asia Pacific, especially Southeast Asia where we have a robust client base supported by our core platforms which generate regional and global business growth. By further strengthening our presence here, we see this appointment as a great opportunity for us to serve UHNWIs and Family Offices, connecting them to our expertise and capabilities in one of the fastest growing wealth management locations globally.”
Jaideep Khanna, Head of Barclays APAC, added: “We have been a prominent Corporate and Investment Bank in the region for over 50 years, with a strong Private Bank presence in India. Enhancing access to our Private Bank capabilities in Singapore aligns to our existing strategy of delivering the entire bank to our clients.”