Appointment of new Chief Executive, Singapore Land Authority
20 Apr 2015 Posted in Press releases
Mr Tan Boon Khai will assume appointment as Chief Executive, Singapore Land Authority (SLA) with effect from 1 May 2015. He succeeds Mr Vincent Hoong Seng Lei, who served as Chief Executive, SLA from 1 May 2009 to 31 March 2015. Mr Hoong was appointed as the Registrar of the Supreme Court by the President on 1 April 2015.
Mr Tan, 41, graduated from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom in 1995 with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (First Class). He was called as a Barrister-at-Law to Lincoln’s Inn in London, UK, in 1996, and was subsequently admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court in 2002.
Mr Tan has experiences both in government and the private sector. He joins SLA from CapitaLand Limited, where he is currently Head, Group Procurement. Prior to this, he was Regional General Manager (Singapore and Malaysia) for The Ascott Limited.
Mr Hoong’s tenure at SLA was marked by many significant achievements. He championed the successful reform of the Conveyance Practice in Singapore through the implementation of the Electronic Payment Instruction System in 2011. He also drove the Singapore Geospatial Collaborative Environment (SG-SPACE) project and launched the OneMap in 2010. Under his leadership, SLA has been ranked amongst the top 5 agencies in the Pro-Enterprise Ranking (PER) Survey on Government Agencies since 2010.
The Ministry of Law and SLA deeply appreciate Mr Hoong’s many years of dedicated service and contributions to SLA, and wish him continued success and fulfilment in his future endeavours. We welcome Mr Tan, as SLA embarks on its next phase of land development in Singapore.
The write-ups of Mr Hoong and Mr Tan are attached in Annex A (0.1MB) and Annex B (0.1MB) respectively.
MINISTRY OF LAW
20 APRIL 2015
Last updated on 21 Apr 2015