Mr Tan was appointed an Independent Director on 28 January 2021 and became Lead Independent Director on 31 December 2021. He is Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee. He was last re-elected on 28 April 2021.
Mr Tan has approximately 35 years of experience in the audit industry. He joined Ernst & Young LLP (then known as Ernst & Whinney) in April 1981 and was a partner of the firm from July 1996 to June 2016.
Currently, he is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad, listed on Bursa Malaysia, Hong Leong Asia Ltd, The Straits Trading Company Limited and CSE Global Limited. He is a Board member of the Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore and SMRT Corporation Ltd. He is a member of the Rules Change Panel of the Energy Market Company Pte Ltd and also volunteers as the Honorary Executive Director of Trailblazer Foundation Ltd.
Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore and a Masters in International Environmental Management from the University of Adelaide. He is a Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and a Fellow of CPA Australia and the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.