Matthew Chan

Head of Sustainability & ESG Engagement, Asia Pacific
J. P. Morgan

Matt joined J. P. Morgan in 2022 and is responsible for shaping and driving J.P. Morgan’s sustainability agenda. He is focused on the firm’s financing activities and operations in Asia Pacific including development and supporting delivery of regional sustainability and climate commitments; climate and ESG reporting; risk management; and engaging with clients, investors, and key stakeholders to support and inform the bank’s regional sustainability strategy.

Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, Matt led the Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA)’s Public Policy and Sustainable Finance division, leading advocacy, and market development efforts on behalf of 160+ member firms. Matt’s experience spans financial services, international commerce, technology, strategy, corporate governance, and environmental engineering.

Over the last 25 years, Matt has performed various roles at the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), Thomson Reuters, PepsiCo International, Cadbury Schweppes, the Australian Commonwealth Government, Sydney Water Corporation and Waste Service NSW. He has worked in Australia, the UK and now Hong Kong.

Matt has a Master of Commerce (Strategic Value Management), Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) and Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental – Honours Class – majoring in Water Engineering) degrees and became a Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) in 2018.