Kelvin Tay

Managing Director, Regional Chief Investment Officer, UBS Global Wealth Management

Kelvin is the Regional Chief Investment Officer at UBS Global Wealth Management. Kelvin is a member of the UBS Global Emerging Markets Investment Committee, as well as the Asia-Pacific Investment Committee where he provides strategic research to the asset allocation process.

Kelvin is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at Nanyang Technological University's Wealth Management Institute, where he's the Lead Faculty for Investment Products, Advisory & Strategy. NTU is ranked 11th in the world by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2020.

Globally Kelvin is our most sought after speaker in UBS. He is a bi-monthly guest host on CNBC Asia and a regular commentator on international broadcast media such as Bloomberg TV, ChannelNews Asia and BBC World. He also contributes byline articles on a regular basis to the Business Times, South China Morning Post, the Edge …etc
Kelvin joined UBS Wealth Management Asia in April 2006 and was deputy head of P&S Consulting (Southeast Asia), where he helped clients structure investment portfolios based on asset allocation.

Prior to joining UBS, Kelvin held numerous responsibilities at Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management (Asia). As the Asian Equities Strategist, he was responsible for equity allocation and managed an Asian equities portfolio. He was also responsible for selecting underlying equities for the private bank’s structured products and for conducting funds research.

From 2002 to 2004, Kelvin was a Regional Telecoms Analyst (Vice President), JPMorgan Chase where he was consistently rated in the top 4 in surveys such as Asia Money and Institutional Investor.

From 2000 to 2002, he was also a Regional Telecoms Analyst with ABN AMRO (Asia) Ltd in Hong Kong, where his team was ranked No. 1 in the 2000 Greenwich survey. He was also ranked No. 3 in Asiamoney's Asia-wide regional telecoms analyst survey in 2001. Prior to that, Kelvin worked at Overseas Union Bank in Singapore as a credit analyst in loan syndications and capital markets.

Kelvin received his MBA from Imperial College, University of London 1999. He also holds Bachelor of Social Science and Bachelor of Arts degree from the National University of Singapore.