TK Yap

Managing Director
Head, Institutional Trading and Execution Services
CGS-CIMB Securities (Singapore)

IBF Fellow (2014)

Financial Markets

"Trust, intergrity and professional excellence defines us as investment practitioners."


Mr TK Yap, CFA, is Managing Director and Head, Institutional Trading and Execution Services at CGS-CIMB Securities (Singapore).
His 35 years experience in the capital markets spanned roles in local and foreign firms, buy and sell sides, distribution and origination, and has included both research head and sales head responsibilities.  

In the last 20 years he has focused on unbundled execution flow into the regional cash equities markets. His execution business model is founded on combining local market knowledge and high touch sales trading service, with low touch trading connectivity and operational solutioning. The client base comprises multi-desk global broker dealers, private banks, buy sides and proprietary trading firms.    

TK is an IBF Fellow and serves on its CMFAS Exam Board and Capital & Financial Markets Workgroup.
He has previously served on the CFA Institute Board of Governors and was CFA Singapore Advisor and Past President.