Chan Chee Onn

The accelerated growth in technology has placed greater demands on the financial sector workforce. As job roles evolve, demanding a greater range of skill sets and capability building, constant upskilling and reskilling is important to stay relevant and be ahead of the curve.”

Chan Chee Onn
IBF Fellow (2022), Financial Planning

Chan Chee Onn

Senior Director, The Great Eastern LIfe Assurance Co. Ltd


​Paul is a Senior Director of Financial Services with Great Eastern Life Assurance Co Ltd, leading a team of 35 highly qualified and motivated sales representatives. He holds an MBA and the following designations - Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Fellow Chartered Financial Practitioner (FChFP).

Paul has been actively contributing to the financial services industry in Singapore since 1999, first as a Vice President (Education) of the Insurance & Financial Practitioners Association of Singapore (IFPAS) when IFPAS collaborated with the Singapore College of Insurance (SCI) to launch the Associate Financial Consultant (AFC) designation in 2000. Then in 2003, he was instrumental in the launch of the professional designation, Fellow Chartered Financial Practitioner (FChFP) by IFPAS.  He continued to serve in IFPAS in the area of education to raise the professional standards of financial practitioners in Singapore till 2004 when he was elected as President of IFPAS.  In the same year IFPAS worked together with MAS to launch the Money Sense program in raising the financial literacy of the public.

Moreover, Paul has served as a Board Member of the International Certification and Standards Board (ICSB) of Asia Pacific Financial Services Association (APFinSA) since 2009 and was on its Examination Board which is responsible for setting the standards and ensuring that FChFP programmes conform to regulatory requirements of the various authorities. During his term from 2012 to 2018 as Chairman of ICSB, Paul worked with a very strong team consisting of Past Presidents of the respective Life Underwriters' Association (LUA) member countries that resulted in raising the standards and professionalism of financial practitioners in the Asia Pacific region.  This has also contributed in a very positive way to the financial well-being of the associations.

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