Mr David Tan has been appointed on 1 Sep 2020 as Alternate Director to the new Chief Executive Officer of JTC Corporation.
Mr Tan is the Assistant Chief Executive Officer, Development Group of JTC Corporation, the lead government agency responsible for the provision of land, space and information to strengthen the competitiveness and catalyse the transformation of industries and enterprises in Singapore.
Mr Tan has professional experience in engineering and innovation to industry development; having been involved in the planning, design, construction and project management of major infrastructure, building and reclamation projects. He was involved in the development of the Jurong Island as the world’s top ten chemical and energy hub, and Jurong Rock Caverns, South East Asia’s first underground liquid hydrocarbon storage and terminalling facility. He now oversees the master planning and development of JTC’s next generation industrial estates like one-north, Jurong Innovation District, Punggol Digital District and Woodlands North Coast.
Mr Tan is also a member of the Development Projects Advisory Panel, the Industry Advisory Committee of the Engineering Science Programme of the National University of Singapore, and the SinBerBEST Scientific Advisory Board.
Mr Tan has a BEng in Civil Engineering (1st Class Honours) from the University of Adelaide and MSc in Engineering from the National University of Singapore.
Headquartered in Singapore, Jurong Port is a leading international multipurpose port operator handling general, bulk and containerised cargo. Jurong Port began operations in 1965 as a general and bulk cargo port, serving the development needs of Singapore’s Jurong industrial estate. Today, its main gateway terminal in Singapore welcomes more than 15,000 vessels each year from both the region and internationally.