Tan Yeow Seng
Executive Director, Technology Risk and Payments Department and Chief Cyber Security Officer
Monetary Authority of Singapore
Tan Yeow Seng heads the MAS Technology and Cyber Risk Department which is responsible for developing cybersecurity strategy and policies for the financial sector and supervising financial institutions’ technology risk management. In November 2017, Yeow Seng was appointed as MAS’ Chief Cyber Security Officer (CCSO) whose role involves strengthening the cyber resiliency of MAS and the financial sector.
Before assuming his current role, Yeow Seng headed both the MAS Technology Risk Supervision Division and the Technology and Infrastructure Office which is part of the MAS FinTech and Innovation Group. In his technology risk supervision role, he led a team of specialists to perform supervision of technology risk management and cyber security practices in financial institutions. In the FinTech area, Yeow Seng was responsible for regulatory policies and strategies for developing safe and efficient technology enabled infrastructures for the financial sector.
Yeow Seng also held other positions in MAS which included Director, IT Applications Division and Deputy Director, Markets and Clearing Houses Division.