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Jeffrey Tan is Head of Global Trading and Head of Applied Research at GIC. He oversees GIC’s global trading operations, responsible for all public markets trading in equities, fixed income, currencies, and commodities. He concurrently leads a research group focused on applied quantitative research within the area of investment and portfolio implementation.
Jeffrey joined GIC in 1994 and established the firm’s European equities trading capability in London, where he was based for 11 years until his return to Singapore in 2005. Having introduced decision science to trading in GIC in 2016, he went on to set up the Applied Research Unit in 2019 to embed methods of decision science in the functional areas of beta management, asset rebalancing, securities financing, treasury, and trading. Prior to his current roles, Jeffrey served in various capacities including as Head Trader for European Equities; Head Trader for Asian Equities; Global Co-Head of Equities Trading; and Deputy Head of Global Trading.
Jeffrey holds a Bachelor of Economics in Quantitative Economics and Econometrics from the University of Western Australia.
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