Kevin Tan

About Kevin Tan

Kevin leads Third Sector’s Asia presence and is passionate about using tri-sector collaborations such as Pay For Success (PFS) to move the needle on complex social issues around the world. Prior to his current role, Kevin led PFS engagements in the US in the areas of youth workforce, early childhood, homelessness, criminal justice, and eldercare, including the first “PFS Portfolio” project. Prior to Third Sector, he helped advise on the feasibility of PFS in Israel and Singapore.

He grew up in Singapore and has spoken about adapting PFS to the Asian context at the Harvard Business School, the Nippon Foundation, Centre for Global Philanthropy Institute, the Milken Institute, and AVPN. He graduated with an MPP (Business and Government) from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a BA (First Class Hons) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford.


Pay-For-Success Models – Towards Better Philanthropic and Policy Outcomes

07 Jun 2018

Read session notes here.  Session Description The Pay-For-Success (PFS) funding model has caught the interest of policymakers and funding community in Asia, leading to great interest in whether PFS can be adapted for use in the Asian context. This half-day…Read More

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