Victor Tay is a Managing Director within the Investment Banking group and is based in Stout’s Singapore office.

His areas of expertise include corporate strategic development, market entry and expansion strategy, direct investment, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and corporate finance advisory, and transaction support. He has assisted a number of Asian companies in going public successfully. Previously, Victor was Chief Operating Officer of the Singapore Business Federation, with an in-depth understanding of global strategic developments, including in China, the United States, and Asia. He was also Group Director of the Singapore Economic Development Board and SPRING Singapore, where he oversaw eight industry sectors comprising transportation, logistics, environmental, engineering services, biomedical, chemicals, education, and business services in which he had assisted Singapore enterprises in a variety of areas such as M&A advisory, technological research and development (R&D), private equity investment, and internationalization.

Victor has developed a deep understanding of future science and technology trends and sustainable development strategies as the Chief Development Officer of Nanyang Technological University. His previous board appointments include Vice President of the United Nations Global Compact Network Singapore, Chairman of the Environmental and Water Centre for Innovation at Ngee Ann Polytechnic, and Independent Director of the Franchising and Licensing Association (Singapore). He was appointed by government as the Singapore representative at the ASEAN Young Business Leader Committee.

Victor also has previously served as Principal of Management Consulting Services at PWC (Asia Pacific), Director of Advisory Services at KPMG (Asia Pacific), Chief Development Officer at Nanyang Technological University, and Chief Technology Officer at Pacific Internet.