Mr Winston Chan

Group Managing Partner
FT Consulting Pte Ltd


Winston is the Group Managing Partner of FT Consulting – a Singapore headquartered, Asia-centric IP and business consulting firm founded in 1991.

Listed in “IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists” since 2018, he has been actively involved in franchising, technology transfer, strategic planning, branding, innovation and IP management projects across countries for 2 decades.

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), and is currently appointed board member of IPOS International - IPOS’ expertise and enterprise engagement subsidiary.

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 graduated as the top student from the Singapore Management University’s Master of Science in Innovation in 2017 with an unprecedented maximum GPA Score of 4.0/4.0, and now 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.