Christopher (“Happy”) Tan leads and oversees Grameen Foundation’s portfolio and activities across Asia. Based in Manila, Philippines, he also serves as our senior representative in the region. Previously, Happy served as Grameen Foundation's Regional Director for East & Southeast Asia. He has more than 16 years of experience in development finance, nonprofit management and public interest law, having worked for ShoreBank Advisory Services (SAS), the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC/Chicago) and SALIGAN in the Philippines. He holds an MPP from The University of Chicago and a JD from the Ateneo de Manila University.