Karyn Tai

Karyn Tai

New Initiatives

Karyn has more than 10 years of experience in administrative and secretarial support. Through the years, she has contributed to the smooth administrative operations of the BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre and the Asia Private Equity Institute at SMU. For her current role at IIE, she manages the launch and incubation of new initiatives that benefits not only academic institutions, but also financial institutions.

Prior to joining SMU, Karyn was in the service sector serving as a flight attendant with two major Asian airlines. She often jests that the demands of her former service-oriented role has prepared her most for what she does today. With an open and positive mindset, she relishes the challenges of a dynamic industry, and is motivated to deliver within aggressive timelines.


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