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Winston Chan (PMC-IPM, CFE)
Group Managing Partner

“Seeing our clients grow and thrive over the years is the best reward. All the hard work is worth it.”

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Listed in “IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists” in 2018 & 2019, Winston has been actively involved in franchising, technology transfer, strategic planning, branding, innovation and IP management projects across countries for more than 15 years.

Before joining FT Consulting, Winston was asset manager with one of Asia’s largest real estate management companies. He had also previously held a management position at the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), a Statutory Board under the Ministry of Law.

Winston graduated as the top student from the Singapore Management University’s Master of Science in Innovation in 2016. He lectures part time at the Singapore Management University and the Singapore University of Social Sciences in the areas of strategic internationalisation, as well as IP and innovation management.

More recently, Winston was the first in Singapore’s IP sector to receive the Skillsfuture Fellowships award in 2019. Presented by the President of the Republic of Singapore, the Award honours individuals as masters of skills and mentors of future talent. He is also appointed board member of IPOS International – IPOS’ expertise and enterprise engagement subsidiary.