Mr Anthony TAN

Mr Anthony TAN

Group CEO & Co-founder


Anthony Tan is Group CEO and Co-Founder of Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading mobile technology company. He and his team are pushing innovation boundaries to ensure every Southeast Asian can access affordable transport, mobile payments and financial services. By focusing on a hyperlocal business strategy and building strategic partnerships, Mr Tan and his team transformed Grab from a taxi booking app to the market leading O2O consumer app in Southeast Asia.

Under his leadership, the company has expanded into eight countries across Southeast Asia. It provides the everyday services that matter most to consumers, including the most diversified portfolio of transport services, food and package delivery, mobile payments and financial services in the region.

Anthony’s roots in the automotive industry run deep – his great grandfather was a taxi driver. Before founding Grab, Anthony was the Head of Supply Chain and Marketing at Tan Chong Group, where he drove logistics and created brand affinity for the automotive brands under the group.

Anthony graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Economics and Public Policy from the University of Chicago and has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Honors from Harvard Business School.

Anthony has a hands-on leadership style and travels extensively between all markets Grab operates in to understand local market nuances, as well as inspire and problem solve with his teammates on the ground.