She reports to Scott Keller who is the firm's Asia Pacific head of global investment services.
In this new role, Chan will be responsible for creating the strategy for, and the build-out of, T.Rowe Price's financial intermediaries in Asia. This will include recruiting a team of locally-based relationship managers and developing product solutions tailored to meet the needs of investors in the local markets across the region.
Prior to joining T. Rowe Price, Elsie Chan was a managing director at UBS Global Asset Management. She was responsible for all aspects of wholesale distribution in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia including sales and marketing, product development and management.
Her career started in 1998 in the United States with Blackrock where she worked in Chicago and New York. Before joining UBS Global Asset Management in 2006, she held various roles at Allianz Asset Management and BNP Paribas Asset Management.
"Chan is highly regarded and a very experienced practitioner in the Intermediary market. Her deep knowledge and experience of the relevant markets in the region, in particular Hong Kong and Singapore, will enable us to accelerate our offering to Intermediaries across the Asia region," Keller said.