Singapore watchdog MAS expands sustainability team

Monetary Authority of SingaporeSingapore’s financial watchdog, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), has appointed Gillian Tan as chief sustainability officer. She succeeds Darian McBain, who is leaving the MAS in December to take up a role elsewhere. Tan will also retain her current position as assistant managing director (development and international), while McBain will continue in an advisory role until December. Tan will lead an expanded Sustainability Group inside the MAS, which will work closely with the development and international group to create what the regulator describes as “a vibrant sustainable finance ecosystem” that will “catalyse the region’s net zero transition”. “Promoting sustainable finance and climate resilience have grown significantly in the last two years as areas of priority for MAS,” said managing director Ravi Menon. © 2022 funds global asia

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