board of directors
Tan Zing Yan
Executive Director

Mr Tan was appointed to the Wheelock Properties (Singapore) Board on 1 January 2007. He was last re-elected as Director at the Annual General Meeting on 29 April 2016.

Prior to joining the Company in 1995, Mr Tan was with Singapore Airlines Limited, Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. and Keppel Land Limited. His portfolio included, among others, real estate investments and development, financing and overseas marketing. Mr Tan has over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry.

In his current position, he is responsible for the Group's risk management portfolio which includes investments, project completion, finance & treasury and company secretariat.

During his 21 years with the Group, Mr Tan has been responsible for driving a string of successful acquisitions of sites for redevelopment such as the former Times House, The Sea View Hotel/China Airlines' apartments, Habitat One, Habitat II, Angullia View, Scotts Shopping Centre, The Ascott Singapore and The Panorama. In addition, he was responsible for the overseas acquisitions and successful divestments of the Hamptons Group Limited in United Kingdom and the Oakwood Residence Azabujuban, a luxury serviced residence in Tokyo, Japan.

Currently, he sits on the Boards of the various subsidiaries of the Wheelock Properties (Singapore) Group.

Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Estate Management from the National University of Singapore. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers and a licensed appraiser for land and buildings in Singapore.