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Steven Chan

Senior Director and Asia Head, Government Relations, PayPal
Chair, AmChams of Asia Pacific (AAP)

Steven Xavier Chan is the senior director and regional head of government relations, Asia-Pacific, for Paypal. Based in Singapore, he leads government advocacy, strategy and outreach efforts across 15 markets in the region. 

Steven has more than 20 years of combined government and industry experience in international trade and public policy. Prior to joining Paypal, he was the managing director and regional head of regulatory, industry and government affairs for State Street based in Hong Kong. Steven also served as Director of Government Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility for the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. He previously held various positions in the US government as a Foreign Service Officer with the Department of State with overseas and domestic assignments in Mexico, China, and Washington D.C., and as Deputy Director for China and Mongolia Affairs with the Department of Commerce. He also worked at Booz Allen Hamilton and Deloitte Consulting supporting change management and enterprise transformation projects for large organizations.

Steven currently serves as chair of the AmChams of Asia Pacific, board member of the Emerging Payments Association Asia and the National Center for APEC, and an industry leader of the APEC Asia Pacific Financial Forum. Steven earned a Master of Arts in international economics and China studies from the School of Advanced International Studies at The Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Arts in international affairs and economics from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon.

Agenda


Please note that agenda timings are based on Singapore timezone (GMT+8).

DAY 1
09 March 2021
DAY 2
11 March 2021
Start Time End Time Session Description
04:00 pm 04:35 pm In Focus #2: Financial Inclusion of SMEs (In-person)
Speakers:

Steven Chan

Senior Director and Asia Head, Government Relations, PayPal

Chair, AmChams of Asia Pacific (AAP)

David Katz

Director, Public Affairs Asia Pacific, KKR

AmCham Board of Governor

Stanislav Protassov

Co-Founder & Technology President

Acronis

Moderated by:

Natalie Marko Nietsch

Head of Digital Strategy, Financial Markets, Standard Chartered Bank

Women in Business Committee Co-Chair

Start Time End Time Session Description
11:25 am 11:30 am Summit Closing Remarks (Virtual)
Speaker
Steven Chan

Senior Director and Asia Head, Government Relations, PayPal

Chair, AmChams of Asia Pacific (AAP)

The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore
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Singapore 228208