Board of Directors
 
Mr Andrew Tan
Chief Executive, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)

Mr Andrew Tan was appointed as Chief Executive of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) on 1 January 2014. The MPA is responsible for regulating, developing and promoting Singapore as a premier global hub port and an international maritime centre, and to advance and safeguard Singapore’s strategic maritime interests.

Mr Tan joined the Singapore Administrative Service in 1991. He has worked in various government agencies from the Ministry of Information and the Arts, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to the Ministry of The Environment and Water Resources. His last appointment was Chief Executive Officer of the National Environment Agency from 2009-2013. Mr Tan was also Principal Private Secretary to Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew from 2002-2004 and worked on the Memoirs of Mr Lee from 1994-1997. He was Founding Director of the Centre for Liveable Cities from 2008 to 2010 and remains a Fellow. Mr Tan graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in History from King's College, University of London, in 1989. He attended the Edward S Mason Programme at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government where he obtained his Masters in Public Administration in 2002. He also attended the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD Business School at Fontainebleau in July 2013.

Mr Tan has a keen interest in international affairs, defence and security, science and technology, environmental sustainability, urban development, behaviour of complex systems, organisational transformation and the nexus between these issues. Mr Tan is a Member of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Board.



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