Christopher A.Tan

Principal, Bridge

Christopher A. Tan is a principal at Bridge, an investment company that takes equity in rural banks in order to increase lending to farmers and small businesses in the Philippines.

He has 19 years of experience in various aspects of economic development, having worked for the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and ShoreBank Advisory Services in the US, and Saligan in the Philippines.
Prior to joining Bridge, he served as Grameen Foundation’s Regional CEO for Asia, overseeing its work in India, the Philippines, Indonesia and China. He holds an MPP from the University of Chicago, and a JD and a BA in Philosophy from the Ateneo de Manila University.