TAN Jok Tin,
Chartered Engineer, FIET, DBA, MBA
Dr. Tan is the Senior Advisor of Shenzhen Sang Fei Consumer Communications Co., Ltd, a China state-owned company. He was the CEO and Managing Director of the same company from 2005 to 2013. During his appointment, Dr. Tan led the successful acquisition of Royal Philips Electronics’ global Mobile Phones business in 2007.
Dr. Tan Jok Tin had a distinguished 27-year career at Royal Philips Electronics in leadership roles for Professional Products and Systems, Telecommunication and Data Systems, Defense and Control Systems, Business Electronics and Consumer Electronics divisions. His appointments with Royal Philips Electronics included Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Member of Global Management Team, as well as Regional CEO and General Manager responsible for various businesses in the Asia Pacific region. Dr. Tan was also responsible for various large-scale infrastructure projects in Asia Pacific for roads, tunnels, rails, airports, industrial buildings and commercial complexes. One of Dr. Tan’s major contributions was his lead in a multi-national consortium in the successful acquisition of an S$200 million project to build the world’s first Electronic Road Pricing System for Singapore.
Dr. Tan is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology in the United Kingdom; Senior Member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in the United States; Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Marketing in the United Kingdom; Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors; Board Member and Independent Director of Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City Investment & Development Co., Ltd; Independent Director of Advanced Systems Automation Limited, Singapore. He attended the Mastering Trade Policy Program at Harvard Kennedy School of Government and has a Doctorate degree from Brunel University and a Master degree from University of Strathclyde.