Janice Kan Pui Yoke

Managing Director Head of Markets, Equities
Singapore Exchange Limited

IBF Fellow (2021)

Financial Markets

"The pursuit of excellence begins with a growth mindset. Have the courage to challenge the status quo, pursue your purpose and persevere with continuous learning and upskilling."


​Ms Janice Kan is Managing Director and Head of Markets, Equities at SGX. She has revenue responsibility and drives the development of SGX equities franchise covering securities trading, post-trade services and equity derivatives products. In addition, she manages key relationships with business and exchange partners to execute strategic and collaborative initiatives across the organisation.  

Prior to assuming this role in July 2019, she was head of products managing SGX's award winning and multi-asset derivatives business in equities, fixed income, currencies and commodities. She also oversaw market development and business strategy for the Greater China region. 

Janice began her career with the Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX) in 1992. SIMEX subsequently merged with the Stock Exchange of Singapore in 1999 to form Singapore Exchange (SGX). She has held portfolios in market surveillance and audit in SIMEX; risk management, product development and management, as well as strategy planning in the Exchange.

Currently a Member of the Institute of Banking & Finance (IBF) Capital and Financial Markets Industry Workgroup, Janice's extensive work experience has contributed positively to Singapore's development as a listed derivatives hub.  In her career, she has strongly anchored SGX's derivatives shelf, pioneering China access products, currency futures and offshore RMB clearing capabilities.  

Janice graduated with a Master degree in Applied Finance from Macquarie University in Australia and attended the Stanford Executive Program. She is also a Certified Financial Risk Manager by Global Association of Risk Professionals.