Melissa Tan made her debut on Asia’s Next Top Model Cycle 3 as an aspiring model vying for the top prize and bragging rights representing #TeamMalaysia.
A former financial analyst prior to embarking in this industry, she has since been on the catwalks and magazines regionally in Singapore and Jakarta.
She is moving into this world of entertainment as a tv personality. She’s just scratched the surface and we believe there will be more to come.
Melissa is the host and producer of Tech360.tv, a new regional online tech channel featuring the latest gadgets and IT trends dedicated to today’s digital lifestyle. Hosting with her is Timothy Go, a Channel News Asia news anchor. She brings her vibrant easy-going presence through many forms; hosting events in Malaysia and Singapore, on camera, and through live streaming. From computers to cameras, new technology and electronics, there’s nothing she hasn’t seen yet!
Asia’s Next Top Model Cycle 3 (Star World) 2015
Melissa appeared in 7 episodes as part of the top 8 finalists. Based on viewer forums, she was a fan favourite with her drive and professional working attitude coupled with a relatable down to earth personality.
Bachelor of Actuarial Studies
The Australian National University, Canberra AU
Strategy and Financial Risk Management Consulting
Melissa has worked in markets locally in Malaysia as well as regionally in South-East Asia within strategy and financial risk consulting serving financial institutions. She has expertise in conceptual presentation and conveying messages to sizeable audiences in this field.
In The Media
FHM Indonesia, February 7th, 2017: https://www.fhm.co.id/content/article/2701/2/2017/Foto-Hot-Melissa-Tan
Women’s Weekly Malaysia, April 30th, 2015: http://womensweekly.my/lifestyle/leisure/malaysias-melissa-tan-why-i-chose-passion-over-pragmatism/