Lih-Yann Tan is CEO of William Blair International Limited Singapore and head of Asian distribution for William Blair Investment Management. In this role, she is responsible for spearheading the firm's Asian business development strategy. Lih-Yann has more than 20 years of experience in the investment management industry. Her regional client base includes sovereign wealth funds, central banks, pension funds, insurance companies, endowment funds, financial institutions, and family offices.
Before joining William Blair in January 2021, Lih-Yann spent more than a decade as head of institutional business development, Asia (ex-Japan), with NN Investment Partners, where she led a team that developed institutional business and managed client and consultant relationships in the Asia Pacific ex-Japan and Middle Eastern regions. She previously held senior client-facing roles with DBS Asset Management (now known as Nikko Asset Management) and Lion Global Investors (part of OCBC Group).
Lih-Yann holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and earned a B.Bus. in financial analysis, with honors, from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
Year William Blair was founded
Independent and employee-owned
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As of March 31, 2022
*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.