Managing Asia

Christine Tan

Christine Tan
Anchor, CNBC

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.

In 2017, Tan won the inaugural 'Influential Woman of the Year' Award by research platform Influential Brands, for her exemplary achievements and contribution to the media industry.

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.


  • The first thing you ask yourself when you meet Raphael le Masne de Chermont, is how a Frenchman ended up heading Shanghai Tang, an iconic chinese brand.

  • We almost missed out talking to Tony Tyler in Hong Kong. But we pushed on and managed to get a small window, and what a window it was!

  • I've been asked many times to write something about what I think of the guests I interview on "Managing Asia." After close to eight years hosting the show, my personal encounters with CEOs and senior executives are always good talking points. What better way than to pen my thoughts out in a blog? I'm going to start with the President of Ping An Insurance, one of my guests on a recent trip to Hong Kong.

Contact Managing Asia

  • Upcoming Episode

    Friday, 19 July 2019

    Anchor Christine Tan

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    Max Bittner

    Moving from Lazada to Vestiaire Collective, online disruptor Max Bittner catches up with Christine Tan to talk about the boom in the resale sector, and his plans to use technology to revolutionize circular fashion for the Paris-based luxury reseller.

    About Managing Asia

    Managing Asia is the Asia Pacific region's ground-breaking interview programme featuring CEOs, entrepreneurs and other business leaders.


    Asia (SIN/HK)

    Friday 17:30

    Saturday 10:00, 19:00

    Sunday 06:00, 08:00, 18:00

    Australia (SYD)

    Saturday 19:00, 22:00

    Sunday 01:00, 03:00, 06:00, 09:00, 16:00, 18:00, 20:00

    Monday 00:00, 02:00, 05:00

    Europe (CET)

    Saturday 00:00, 03:00, 07:00, 19:00

    Sunday 02:00, 04:00, 06:00, 10:00, 20:00


  • Christine Tan

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