Xiaoyin Shen 
Head of ESG & Data Privacy
Xiaoyin Shen 
Head of ESG & Data Privacy

Contact Details

xiaoyin.shen@btplaw.com.sg
WeChat ID: alilpoetic

 

Language (Business Proficiency)

English, Mandarin Chinese

Xiaoyin has accumulated a breadth of experiences in commercial litigation & arbitration, private M&A with Allen & Gledhill LLP in Singapore. She has also spent several years in-house and/or as legal consultant, leading legal and compliance in various MNCs and large financial institutions including but not limited to DBS Bank, Allianz RE, Mastercard and GIC, while honing her expertise in data privacy and ESG.

Xiaoyin’s ESG practice is featured by Enterprise Singapore in its Sustainability Chapter of the Professional Services Welcome Pack. Xiaoyin advises asset owners, fund managers, VCs and start-ups on general corporate and M&A matters, data protection and privacy policy. She is familiar with digital assets funds and advises on due diligence and compliance related aspects. She also works closely with clients on the relevance and application of ESG to their strategies and practices, including but not limited to the following areas: 

Defining And Framing Client’s Esg Positioning & Strategy 

  • Establishing ESG Frameworks And Policies And Practice Recommendations 
  • Compliance With Regulatory Requirements, Standards And Guidelines. 
  • Advising On The Integration Of ESG Into Investments And Acquisitions
  • Advising On Accountability And Reporting Requirements 
  • Advising On Metrics And Monitoring Practices And Esg Risk Management Tools 
  • Conducting ESG Training, Education
  • Advising On Governance Policies And Practices
  • Advising And Working Closely With Clients On Compliance And Policy Implementation
  • Advising On Whistleblowing And Internal Investigations

Xiaoyin has previously headed legal and compliance departments in an international joint-venture company. She has also worked with Alliance RE, DBS Bank, and consulted Mastercard in data privacy. She was most recently with GIC legal and compliance, heading data privacy. 

Xiaoyin has served various board positions across companies in SEA, including chairing the boards. She advises VCs and start-ups in the areas food security, healthcare, technology and social impact. She consults raiSE, the governmental organization for social enterprises in Singapore in the area of venture building and collaborative financing, and helped to launch the first Pay-for-Success social impact investment project in Singapore.

Xiaoyin holds a LLB(Hons) and BSocSci(Hons) from the National University of Singapore’s Double Degree Program in Law and Economics. She is also a member of the Singapore Institute Arbitrators; a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Asia and Europe from the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and a holder of the Certificate in ESG Investing from the CFA Institute.

BAR ADMISSIONS 

  • Admitted to the Singapore Bar as an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore

Contact Details

xiaoyin.shen@btplaw.com.sg
WeChat ID: alilpoetic

 

Language (Business Proficiency)

English, Mandarin Chinese
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