Georgette Tan
Georgette Tan

Georgette Tan

MEDIA CONTACT: Group Head, Communications, Asia/Pacific


Georgette Tan is Group Head, Communications for the Asia/Pacific, Middle East & Africa 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.

Phone: +65-6390-5871

Recent Posts

MasterCard and Access Prepaid Worldwide announced the launch of MasterCard Multi-currency Cash Passport, a prepaid card that can be preloaded with up to seven currencies for extra-convenient international travel. For more information please view the full press release.

Foreign Language Courses and Tuition Classes are the Most Popular Extracurricular Activities for Children  Tweet: #Education still the focus of savings for parents in #AsiaPacific: #MasterCard survey Singapore, 18 June, 2014 – Almost three-quarters of households in the Asia/Pacific region save money regularly for their children’s education, according to MasterCard’s survey on Consumer Purchasing Priorities – Education. The …
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Last week, Matthew Driver, President of MasterCard for South East Asia, attended the World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014 in Manila alongside business leaders, government officials, developmental organizations, non-profits, and the media. Promoting global financial inclusion was a key agenda topic and Matthew participated in a live panel to discuss how to bring basic financial services that …
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Well-heeled Chinese Place Value on Leading a Meaningful Life; View Wealth and Success as More than Just Having Money To tweet this news, copy and paste to your Twitter handle with the hashtags #Affluent, #APMEA and #MasterCard Singapore, 27 May, 2014 – The affluent in Asia/Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APMEA) are increasingly seeking out rich …
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The Affluent Report presents the results and key findings from a series of studies and surveys commissioned by MasterCard. These findings will help MasterCard understand the mindset of affluent  consumers, and how we can develop the most relevant and innovative payment solutions, and to curate meaningful and unique experiences for them.