Our team comprises established, highly-experienced and well-respected industry professionals, with significant years of expertise in market research and strategy consulting. Specifically, as experts in capital market IMR research, our team at SMITH ZANDER is well-equipped to meet the needs of all relevant stakeholders.
Dennis Tan is our Managing Partner and is responsible for the overall strategic direction and operational management of SMITH ZANDER.
Dennis has almost 20 years of experience in market research and strategy consulting, including over 15 years in independent market research and due diligence studies for the capital market throughout Asia Pacific. In addition to his work in the capital market, he also specializes in market feasibility and entry strategy studies, strategic planning and business plan development.
Dennis has led a significant number of research and consulting projects in the region, and has helmed the independent market research for some of the largest IPOs in Malaysia in recent times, including Felda Global Ventures Berhad, Boustead Plantations Berhad, Sunway Construction Group Berhad, IHH Berhad, Maxis Berhad, Axiata Berhad, Sime Darby Berhad, Gas Malaysia Berhad and MSM Malaysia Holdings Berhad.
Stephanie is our Director and leads independent market research and due diligence projects, investment initiatives and business development activities in Malaysia and across Asia Pacific.
Stephanie has executed independent market research and due diligence studies for regional capital market and corporate investment exercises, where she has worked with local and multinational clients in Advertising and Media (Malaysia), Oil and Gas (Malaysia), Power Producer (Malaysia), Electronics (Japan), Chemical (China), Coal Mining (China), Cocoa (Global), Multilevel-marketing (Malaysia, Taiwan and Hong Kong) and Steel (China).
Stephanie also brings with her significant experience in investment banking. She has managed the investment portfolio of high and ultra-high net worth individuals focusing on onshore and offshore investments, credit and estate planning. She has also worked in corporate finance, where she was involved in the development and preparation of corporate proposals, pitching materials, submission applications and public documents for corporate exercises.