Georgette Tan
Georgette Tan

Georgette Tan

Senior Vice President, Communications, Asia Pacific

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Georgette Tan is Senior Vice President, 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

Singapore, 27 April 2017 – Committed to empowering women in business and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Mastercard today announced the 2017 recipients of the Mastercard MBA Scholarships for Women at Singapore Management University (SMU) and the Mastercard Scholarship for Women at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). Awardees Shaily Sharma (SMU), Zhou …
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The second Mastercard Asia Pacific Destinations Index is an offshoot of Mastercard’s annual Global Destination Cities Index. It takes an in-depth, focused look at tourism trends, ranking 171 destinations, including island resorts as well as towns and cities across the region, in terms of the total number of international overnight arrivals; cross-border spending; and the …
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The second Mastercard Asia Pacific Destinations Index is an offshoot of Mastercard’s annual Global Destination Cities Index. It takes an in-depth, focused look at tourism trends, ranking 171 destinations, including island resorts as well as towns and cities across the region, in terms of the total number of international overnight arrivals; cross-border spending; and the …
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Bangkok, 26 April 2017 – While Bangkok remains the most visited destination in Asia Pacific, Singapore continues to lead the Thai capital in total visitor expenditure, according to the latest findings from the Mastercard Asia Pacific Destinations Index 2017 shared today at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit in Bangkok. Over the …
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New Delhi – April 18, 2017 – Online shoppers in India continue to feel most secure when compared to their counterparts across the rest of the APAC region. According to the latest Mastercard Online Shopping Survey, India leads the Asia Pacific region with 72.1 percent consumers feeling secure about shopping online. The survey also highlights security …
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Singapore – 13 April 2017 – While online security remains a vital consideration for the region’s consumers, it hasn’t stopped them from holding back their wallets. According to the latest Mastercard Online Shopping Survey, eight in 10 of consumers across Asia Pacific who have shopped online last year intend to make at least one online …
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Mastercard Smart Cities Survey reveals majority of commuters could be incentivized to modify travel SYDNEY, 3 April 2017 – Incentives such as flexible work arrangements and reward points to exchange at restaurants or cultural events as well as lower off-peak fares across the whole network could help ease the burden on congested transit networks in …
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India leads Asia Pacific in terms of consumer well-being at 75 points for H2 2016 India – March 27, 2017 – While 2016 has witnessed frequent socio-political changes, it seems to have ended on good for the Indian consumer at large. According to the latest Mastercard Well-Being Index (H2 2016) for Asia Pacific, Indian consumers …
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Singapore – March 20, 2017 – Although 2016 was a year of great socio-political flux, the latest Mastercard Well-Being Index revealed that people in Asia Pacific remain optimistic towards their overall well-being (62.1), with those in emerging markets (65.5), led by India, Philippines and Indonesia, showing higher resilience and satisfaction than others in developed markets …
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On the sidelines of the China Development Forum 2017, Mastercard released a whitepaper entitled Ensuring Security and Prosperity In The Digital Age, which provides Mastercard’s recommendations for ensuring China’s cybersecurity environment is equipped to support a vibrant, modern economy.