Chin Hwee Tan

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Chin Hwee Tan

Chief Executive Officer, Asia-Pacific & Middle East, Trafigura; Chairman, SGTRADEX (Singapore)

Chin Hwee Tan joined Trafigura as the Chief Executive Officer for Asia-Pacific with the responsibility for continuing the growth of Trafigura’s business across the region.

Chin Hwee, also SGTRADEX Chairman, brings two decades of experience in management and financial roles, most recently as the founder of the Asian operations of Apollo Global Management LLC. He was voted by the Hedge Fund Journal as one of the emerging top 40 absolute return investors globally and also named for managing the Best Asia Credit Hedge Fund by The Asset. He is also the winner of the Distinguished Financial Industry Certified Professional (FICP) Award from the Singapore government and winner of the World Outstanding Young Chinese Entrepreneurs Award 2015.

Prior to joining Apollo, Chin Hwee was a Managing Director at Amaranth Advisors LLC, an American multi-strategy hedge fund responsible for identifying and evaluating public and private investment opportunities across the capital structure across Asia.