Daniel Chan

Founder
DCG Capital Private Limited

IBF Distinguished Fellow (2009)

Fund Management

"Three important attributes of good investment professionals are integrity, humility and a lifelong quest for learning."

Biography

Mr Daniel Chan is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of DCG Capital.  A veteran in the Singapore fund management industry, he has made significant contributions to the development of Singapore's fund management industry.   

Prior to setting up DCG Capital, Mr Chan had been instrumental in the establishment in 2005 of Lion Global Investors through the merger of the asset management businesses of two Asian financial stalwarts, Great Eastern Holdings and Oversea Chinese Banking Corporation.  He served as the CEO until his departure in 2010 and as CIO from 2005 to 2009.

Prior to joining Lion, Mr Chan was Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of UOB Asset Management where he served for a total of over 20 years.

Mr Chan was Chairman of the Investment Management Association of Singapore from 2000 to 2004.  With more than 37 years of investment experience spanning across traditional asset classes in equities and bonds, he has been one of Singapore's pioneers in spearheading the move into alternative asset classes such as hedge funds and structured credits.

​Mr Chan sits on the investment committees of various non-profit organisations.  He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.