Ark Advisors is helmed by Alvina Tan, an award-winning Investor Relations professional in Singapore who has spent her entire career life in the field of stakeholder communications. She is highly passionate about helping organisations develop purposeful relations with their stakeholders, and delivers her work with utmost dedication.
Alvina has a proven track record in developing and executing communication strategies that generate media attention, manage expectations, turn around negative perceptions and engender stakeholder support.
Prior to Ark Advisors, Alvina co-founded Boardroom Communications Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Singapore's then-largest corporate services provider, Boardroom Limited. In her four years with Boardroom, she served as IPO publicity consultant for 13 companies, provided media and investor relations counsel to some 30 companies, and achieved a 95% retention rate for her retainer clients.
Before founding Boardroom Communications, Alvina was Head of Corporate Communications at Venture Corporation Limited, where she was instrumental in helping the company garner several Corporate Governance awards, and Asiamoney’s “Most Impressive Investor Relations”, “Best CFO” and “Best Managed Company” awards.
Alvina started her career life with NOL Limited, where her last held position was as Director of Investor Relations. Her stint with NOL saw her playing a key role in driving the Group’s communications strategy in conjunction with several billion-dollar transactions, including two capital raising initiatives, three M&As, and an asset securitization exercise.
Alvina also serves on the Board of Orbis Singapore, a non-profit organisation that helps to treat and prevent avoidable blindness in Asia.