Board of Directors


  • (Independent Non-Executive Director)
  • Malaysian, 61 years of age
  • Date of Appointment as Director of S P Setia Berhad: 11 September 2015
  • First Class Honours B.A. Degree in Business Studies (Accounting and Finance), North-East London Polytechnic, UK
  • Oxford International Executive Programme
  • Stanford-NUS Executive Programme

Mr Philip Tan Puay Koon was formerly a Managing Director in Citigroup where he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Emerging Market (EM) Sales & Trading, Asia Pacific of Citibank NA from 2004 to 2006 and as Director of Risk Treasury, Asia Pacific from 2001 to 2004. Prior to his posting to the Regional Office in Singapore in 2001, he was the Financial Markets Head and Country Treasurer of Citibank Berhad and a Director of Citibank Malaysia (L) Limited.

He has more than 25 years of experience in the field of banking and finance, principally in the areas of Treasury and Risk Management. He was a member of the Management Committee and Asset-Liability Committee (ALCO) of Citibank Berhad. While serving in the Citibank Regional Treasury Office in Singapore, he helped establish and streamlined the strategy, regional structure, policies and processes of the Risk Treasury Business covering 13 countries.

Prior to 1995, Mr Philip Tan spent 14 years with the MUI Group in Malaysia where he served in various capacities as Chief Dealer of their Treasury Division in MUI Bank and as Assistant General Manager in MUI Finance and as General Manager and Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive of MUI Group of companies and as Joint Company Secretary of public-listed MUI Berhad.

His directorship in other public companies include Danajamin Nasional Berhad, MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Berhad, Cagamas Berhad and Citibank Berhad. Mr. Tan also serves as a member of the Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee, established by Bank Negara Malaysia.

He does not have any family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder, nor any conflict of interest with the Company. He has no convictions for any offences over the past 10 years.