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 – 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.

At the China Development Forum 2017, Mastercard President and CEO, Ajay Banga, delivered a speech on ensuring security and prosperity in the digital age. Read his prepared remarks which outlines Mastercard’s recommendations for ensuring China’s cybersecurity environment is equipped to support a vibrant, modern economy.

Beijing – March 19, 2017 – In remarks delivered today at the China Development Forum, Ajay Banga, president and CEO of Mastercard, discussed how the rise of connected devices presents opportunities to upgrade China’s cybersecurity framework in line with increasing digital connectivity and integration. Mr. Banga emphasized that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are particularly …
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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 perspectives on how digital technology can help China unlock meaningful improvements to is economic growth and development. Download the whitepaper via the link below and read a speech delivered by Mastercard President & …
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Intends to make a grant of US$150,000 to further adoption of digital payment solutions among women artisans New Delhi, 16 March, 2017 – Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth today announced its partnership with Industree Foundation, an India non-profit organization, with the aim of facilitating the adoption of digital payments among 100,000 women artisans across India. As part …
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To tweet this news, copy and paste http://news.mstr.cd/2neiP6T to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #MastercardNZ Auckland, New Zealand – March 14, 2017 – New Zealand consumer confidence has reached new heights with the country feeling the highest level of optimism in three years, according to the latest Mastercard Index of Consumer Confidence (MICC)[1]. The biannual …
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Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs reveals three in ten Australian businesses are owned by women SYDNEY – March 6, 2017 – Ahead of International Women’s Day, Mastercard reveals the results of the inaugural Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs (MIWE), ranking Australia among the top ten countries in the world in which women entrepreneurs are thriving. …
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Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs reveals top countries where female-owned businesses flourish http://news.mstr.cd/2luI9Vp New Zealand, 7 March 2017 – Ahead of International Women’s Day, the inaugural Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs has revealed New Zealand has the best conditions in the world for women entrepreneurs to thrive. The Index, which measured 54 economies representing 78.6 percent of …
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Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs reveals top countries where female-owned businesses flourish SINGAPORE, 7 March 2017 – While female entrepreneurship is often founded on necessity and grit, strong supporting conditions such as access to financial services and ease of doing business pave the way for progress in businesses owned by women, according to findings from the inaugural …
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