Georgette Tan
Georgette Tan

Georgette Tan

Group Head, Communications, Asia/Pacific

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Georgette Tan is Group Head, Communications for the Asia/Pacific region at MasterCard. In this role, she is responsible for external and internal communications and corporate social responsibility throughout this region. Ms. Tan has worked to establish MasterCard as a thought leader by leading the development and promotion of MasterCard’s suite of research properties which serve as a benchmark for a myriad of economic, industry and consumer trends. In 2005, she helped launch an index that specifically measures women’s socio-economic advancement in the region.

Ms. Tan joined MasterCard in 2000. Over the years, she has driven numerous education and development programs to help empower women and children across the region. She was instrumental in launching MasterCard Purchase with Purpose™, a transactional philanthropy platform that provides MasterCard cardholders the opportunity to make a difference in the community. Prior to joining MasterCard, Ms. Tan worked at CNBC Asia, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and the Singapore Tourist Promotion Board.

Ms. Tan currently serves on the Executive Committee of the National Committee for UN Women Singapore where she is co-founder for the award-winning Project Inspire initiative.

Ms. Tan is a graduate of the National University of Singapore. She is based in Singapore.

Email: georgette_tan@mastercard.com
Phone: +65-6390-5871

Recent Posts

March report shows local retail sales plunged 18.5 percent year-over-year Hong Kong, 3 May 2016 – Hong Kong retail sales in March recorded their worst performance in the history of the MasterCard SpendingPulse™ Hong Kong Report. Overall retail sales in Hong Kong contracted by 18.5 percent year-on-year, reflecting the deepest decline since 2014, the latest …
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To tweet this news, copy and paste http://news.mstr.cd/241V7Kg to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #MasterCardNZ Auckland, New Zealand –28 April, 2016 – Despite lower consumer confidence[1], Kiwis retain a willingness to prioritise holidays and spending on getting away, with 67% of New Zealanders planning to travel internationally this year, according to MasterCard’s latest research. …
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March report shows Australian total retail sales up on last year Sydney Australia, 27 April 2016 – MasterCard Advisors, a unit of MasterCard (NYSE: MA) has revealed the results of the March SpendingPulse™ report in Australia, showing total retail sales grew by 3.4 percent year-over-year. This is the 24th month of growth although its rate is …
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Tweet: International money transfers into mobile phones now available to 22mil Bangladeshis thanks to #bKash @MasterCard @WesternUnion http://news.mstr.cd/1oZDk38 Dhaka, 17 April 2016 – Today, MasterCard, Western Union, bKash, one of the world’s leading mobile financial service (MFS) providers and BRAC Bank launched a new, international remittance receiving service in Bangladesh. The new service enables bKash’s registered customers to use …
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– Potential market size pegged at more than INR 23,000 crore weekly  – Merchants agree that e-payments may help increase sales, and admit to losing customers due to inability to accept card payments  Click to tweet: New #MasterCard study on micro merchants in #India reveals those aged 35-45 r most likely 2 adopt #epayments http://news.mstr.cd/1Sy3stC New …
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Sydney, 7 April 2016 – Australians want to ensure they’re always ready to weather a financial storm, with 90% saving equal or more than they did this time last year. MasterCard’s twice annual Consumer Purchasing Priorities survey found that Australians expect to save 17% of their total income over the first half of 2016, and …
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Click to tweet: Calling all #Changemakers, #MasterCard & @unwomensg r back w @Proj_Inspire! Find out how u can enter the competition http://news.mstr.cd/1PJxVDc Singapore, 4 April, 2016: For the sixth year running, Singapore Committee for UN Women and MasterCard announce the launch of Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World. With over 2,100 ideas submitted from 109 …
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The MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index 2016 provides businesses with deeper insight into the Muslim travel segment, spend habits, attitudes and activities across 130 destinations. Check out our Digital Press Kit for more information on the Index!

The MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index 2016 provides businesses with deeper insight into the Muslim travel segment, spend habits, attitudes and activities across 130 destinations. Check out our Digital Press Kit for more information on the Index!

The MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index 2016 provides businesses with deeper insight into the Muslim travel segment, spend habits, attitudes and activities across 130 destinations. Check out our Digital Press Kit for more information on the Index!