Speaker Bio & Abstract

Land EconomyTan Boon Khai Chief Executive
Singapore Land Authority

BiographyMr Tan Boon Khai is the Chief Executive of Singapore Land Authority (SLA), whose mission is to optimise land resources for the social and economic development of Singapore. As the national land registration authority in Singapore, SLA is responsible for the maintenance of the national land survey system. SLA spearheads the use of geospatial information through a national collaborative environment to foster innovation, knowledge and value creation for the Government, enterprises and community.

Prior to joining SLA, Mr Tan was with CapitaLand Limited, one of Asias largest real estate company. From 2011 to 2014, he was Regional General Manager (Singapore and Malaysia) for The Ascott Limited, the worlds largest serviced apartment owner and operator. He is a lawyer by training and was previously with the Singapore Legal Service. Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Law with First Class Honours from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.