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Jersey Finance is delighted to host our ‘Asia Community of Interest Group’ meeting, which will take place virtually via Microsoft Teams on Tuesday 6 February 2024 between 9.00 am – 9.30 am (GMT).

Our regional directors, Maria McDermott, Business Development Consultant for Asia, and Yiow Chong Tan, Business Development Director for South East Asia will provide an update on our core markets within region, as well as an overview of our planned activity for 2024.

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Maria McDermott › Business Development Consultant – Asia, Jersey Finance
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Maria is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and an associate member of the Chartered Governance Institute.

Born in Jersey, she has over twenty years’ experience working in the international finance industry and is experienced in investment funds, private wealth, compliance, risk management and project management.

She has been based in Asia for the last ten years having transferred to Hong Kong from Ogier Fiduciary Services Jersey to develop the fiduciary services business in Hong Kong. During her time in Asia she has also worked for various listed entities and financial service providers in Singapore and Shanghai, and is now based full time in Shanghai.

Prior to her time in Asia she spent over ten years working for a number of law firms and fiduciary service providers in Jersey.


Yiow Chong Tan › Business Development Director – South East Asia
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Yiow Chong Tan joined Jersey Finance in September 2022 as our dedicated Business Development Director in Singapore, with his remit also covering the surrounding South East Asia region.

Yiow has extensive business and corporate finance experience in the Asian markets where he has been consistently involved in the origination, marketing, structuring, negotiation, due diligence and execution of private equity, stock exchange listings and M&A deals across Singapore and Malaysia. In a previous role, he identified and built close working relationships with Chinese high-net worth clients and institutional investors to secure and raise funds for mandated clients.

Most recently, he was the Corporate Finance Director and Board Secretary of a Chinese Family Office which has investments in Chinese data centres and UK commercial properties. Prior to that, he held director and consultant positions with various Singapore-based business consultancy firms working out of Shanghai in mainland China.

A Singaporean, he has a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Accounting Degree with First Class Honours from the University of Leeds and is fluent in English and Chinese Mandarin.

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9.00 am

Welcome and Update from 2023/Looking Ahead to 2024

  • Maria McDermott, Business Development Consultant – Asia, Jersey Finance

Update from 2023/Looking Ahead to 2024

  • Yiow Chong Tan, Business Development Director – South East Asia, Jersey Finance
9.15 am
9.30 am

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