First appointment as Director
11 June 2019
Last election as Director
25 June 2020
- Board Sustainability Committee (Member)
Present directorships in other listed companies and principal commitments
- DOD Biotech Public Company Limited* (Independent Director)
- Triton Holding Public Company Limited* (Independent Director)
Past directorships in other listed companies and principal commitments held in the preceding five years
- Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Thailand
- P5 Capital Holdings Ltd.* (Independent Director)
*These are listed companies
Tan Siew San
Non-Executive and Independent Director
Ms Tan was Singapore's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand from March 2012 to May 2019, and retired from the Singapore civil service in June 2019. She started her career as an analyst in the Ministry of Defence ("Mindef") in 1974 and headed the Research department in Mindef from 1983 to 1995. Appointed Deputy Secretary (Policy) in Mindef in 1995, her area of responsibilities included strategic issues, defence relations, national education, military security and public affairs. She was appointed Deputy Secretary (Asia Pacific) in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in October 2006, which appointment was held until her posting as Ambassador to Thailand in March 2012.
During her public service career, Ms Tan was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 1990 and the Public Administration Medal (Gold) in 1999.
A graduate with a Bachelor of Social Science (Political Science), Second Class Honours (Upper) from the University of Singapore, she also obtained a Master of Arts (Political Science) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA on a Fulbright-Hays scholarship.