••• Leadership •••
Dr. M.D. Nair - Mentor
Dr. Nair received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, USA. He was part of the first batch of Fulbright Scholars from India, and a Fellow of the National Research Council of Ottawa and the Alfred P. Sloan Research Foundation, before joining the Pharmaceutical Research Group of CIBA Limited, Switzerland and later the Ciba-Geigy Research Centre in Bombay. He was also the Vice President of SPIC. As Vinod's father, he is active in a mentorship role at Nair, and is heavily involved in decisions regarding pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and philanthropy.
Vinod Nair - Founder / CEO
Vinod Nair has over 25 years of experience in the global financial services sector. Prior to starting Matterhorn Advisory Singapore in 1999, he held positions in Citibank N.A., ANZ-Grindlays, Emirates Bank and UBS AG where he was last the Regional Manager for the Indian Sub-Continent. In 2011, Vinod made a conscious decision to exit the regulated fund management industry, in order to exclusively focus on managing the interests of his family.
Adele Tan - Co-Founder
A lawyer by training, Adele Tan graduated from Southampton University with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) and was called to the Bar of England & Wales and also Singapore. She worked in several firms across several geographies, including Messrs. Ronald T. Oldenburg, Arthur Loke & Partners, and Ernst and Whinney. In 1988, she became the Deputy Manager of Legal at United Overseas Bank Ltd. She later joined Citibank N.A., spending over 12 years in Private Banking. In addition to being a full-time mother to four teenagers, Adele ensures alignment with family values, and drives the non-financial and philanthropic aspects of Nair.