Christine Tan

Anchor, CNBC Asia Pacific

Christine Tan is the Singapore-based anchor for CNBC's longest-running feature programme "Managing Asia" interviewing prominent CEOs and leaders of top companies doing business in Asia.

Tan has more than 17 years of experience in journalism, more than half of which was with CNBC. During her career, she has covered the business and financial market impact from major news events like the Asian Economic Crisis, the Dot Com Bubble Crash, 9-11 attacks in the US and SARS Outbreak.

She received the Silver World Medal for Best Anchor at the 2009 New York Festivals Television Programming and Promotion Awards and also won the Best Current Affairs Presenter award at the 2008 Asian Television Awards.

Previously, Tan received the Best News Program award at the 2004 Asian Television Awards on behalf of The Asian Wall Street Journal. The same program also won a finalist award at the 2004 New York Festivals for Coverage of a Breaking News Story. She was a finalist for Best News Anchor in 2001 and 2002 at the New York Festivals Awards and also a Best Current Affairs Presenter finalist at the 1997 and 2006 Asian Television Awards.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and English and a Masters of Arts with Honors in Sociology from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.


  • This week on Managing Asia, Christine Tan speaks to a Loretta Yang and Chang Yi - the people behind Asia's first crystal glass workshop.

  • As Managing Asia continues its special series on Taiwan, CNBC's Christine Tan speaks to the boss of the world's largest manufacturer of bikes, Tony Lor of Giant Bicycle.

  • Famed Japanese architect Tadao Ando talks to CNBC's Christine Tan about his creative vision. He discusses how the global economy is affecting his business.


Contact Managing Asia

  • Upcoming Episode

    Friday, 27 June 2014

    Lui Che Woo, Founder and Chairman, Galaxy Entertainment

    Lui Che Woo, Founder and Chairman, Galaxy Entertainment

    A gamble 12 years ago shot Lui Che Woo's fortunes to galactic levels. The Hong Kong tycoon, now the second richest man in the territory, talks in-depth with Christine Tan about his bet on China's growing middle-class market, whether he plans to overtake Sheldon Adelson's Sands China as the top player on the Cotai Strip, and why he is always happy.

    About Managing Asia

    "Managing Asia" is the Asia Pacific region's ground-breaking interview programme featuring CEOs, entrepreneurs and other business leaders. Hosted by award-winning anchor Christine Tan, the show looks at what makes the region's corporate titans and top entrepreneurs tick.


    Asia (SIN/HK)

    Friday 17:30

    Saturday 06:30, 13:30, 15:00, 18:00

    Sunday 06:00, 10:00, 20:00

    Australia (SYD)

    Saturday 08:30, 18:00

    Sunday 01:30, 06:00, 08:30, 10:00, 12:30, 17:00, 20:00

    Monday 01:00, 07:00

    New Zealand (NZ)

    Saturday 10:30, 20:00

    Sunday 03:30, 08:00, 10:30, 12:00, 14:30, 19:00, 22:00

    Monday 03:00, 09:00

    Europe (CET)

    Saturday 03.30, 06.30, 09.30

    Sunday 00.00, 02.30, 05.00


  • Tan is the Singapore-based anchor for CNBC's longest-running feature "Managing Asia."