Lih-Yann Tan

CFA, Head of Asian Distribution
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Lih-Yann Tan, CFA, is head of Asian distribution for William Blair Investment Management. Based in Singapore, she spearheads the firm’s Asian business development strategy and is also responsible for client and consultant relationship management in the region. Lih-Yann has more than 20 years of experience in the investment management industry. Before joining William Blair in January 2021, Lih-Yann spent more than a decade as head of institutional business development for Asia (excluding Japan) at NN Investment Partners. In this role, she led a team that developed institutional business and managed client relationships in the Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Middle Eastern regions. She also engaged with regional investment consultants. Before that, Lih-Yann held several senior client-facing roles with DBS Asset Management (now known as Nikko Asset Management) and Lion Global Investors (part of OCBC Group). Her regional client base includes sovereign wealth funds, central banks, pension funds, insurance companies, endowment funds, financial institutions, and corporations. Lih-Yann received a Bachelor of Business (specializing in financial analysis), with honors, from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. She hold the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.