Based in Hong Kong, Emily Tan is a reporter for CNBC International.
Emily covers breaking business and financial stories from Hong Kong, China and Taiwan markets for CNBC's Squawk Box Asia, Street Signs Asia and Capital Connection.
Emily joined CNBC in 2007. As the lead Hong Kong market reporter, she covered major developments in the stock market including the Stock and Bond Connects, listing reforms and major IPOs including China Tower, Xiaomi and Meituan Dianping. Over the years, she has also covered major news events such as the Taiwanese Presidential elections in 2008 and 2012, Hong Kong's Umbrella movement in 2014 and the impact of severe weather events such as super typhoons Mangkhut and Hato.
Over the years, Emily has interviewed some of the region's most recognisable and influential leaders including Galaxy Entertainment Chairman Lui Che Woo, Melco Resorts & Entertainment Chairman Lawrence Ho, Xiaomi President & Co-founder Lin Bin, JD.com President International Winston Cheng, Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Chief Executive Charles Li and Hong Kong's Chief Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung, amongst others.
In addition, Emily also fronted CNBC's travel luxury programme 'First Class' where she travelled to Hainan, Shanghai, Macau and Hong Kong to explore how the well-heeled experience travel in these world-class cities.
Prior to joining CNBC, she was a member of the news team at Hong Kong's Television Broadcasts Ltd. (TVB), anchoring nightly newscasts and covering local daily assignments as a senior reporter. She has also worked at Bloomberg and CNN.
Emily has a degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication.