Chia Tek Yew

Chia Tek Yew

Partner, Head of Financial Services Advisory KPMG Singapore

Chia Tek Yew is Head of KPMG Singapore’s Financial Services Advisory Practice where he leads engagements with clients on areas such as digital transformation and customer growth strategies.

Tek Yew started his early career with KPMG Singapore and left the Firm in 1993 to take on a Management Consulting role with Coopers & Lybrand Hong Kong before returning to Singapore as Managing Partner of PwC Consulting Singapore.  During this period, he was also the Managing Partner of PwC Consulting’s Financial Services Practice across Greater China and South East Asia and co-head of their Strategy practice. 

After PwC Consulting was sold to IBM, Tek Yew joined Hewlett Packard as Vice President/head of their Asia Pacific Consulting & Integration business working with leading businesses across Asia to develop their technology platform to support their business strategies

Tek Yew left HP in 2006 and co-led a private equity sponsored management buy-out of then listed Whitehead Mann Partnership, a talent management and leadership advisory firm listed on the London Stock Exchange.  He was appointed Co-Global Managing Partner in charge of international expansion whereupon he helped expand/establish the Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore offices.  In 2010, WHM Partnership was acquired by Korn Ferry, the world’s largest headhunting firm

In 2014, Tek Yew became Executive Director of Majuven, a venture capital firm in Singapore which invests in high growth Asian technology companies and today, remains as a Venture Partner there to assist in mentoring some of their start-ups.  Majuven focuses on Sustainability Technology, Medtech and Digital Disruption.

His recent experience include:

       Working with a leading insurer on co-innovation digital programs

       Proof of concept engagements in Blockchain, IoT and telematics technologies for banks and insurers

       Digital only market entry strategy for an international insurer

       Developing the concept of a regional Digital Innovation and Operations Centre for an international insurer

       Developing co-innovation programs with an Institute of Higher Learning

       Developing a co-incubation program with IIPL (unit of IDA)

       Developing a Next Generation Payments Landscape for Singapore 2020

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