Independent & Non-executive Director

  • Member of Board of Directors
  • Chairman of Remuneration Committee
  • Member of Nominating Committee
    • Dr. Tan Chin Nam was appointed an Independent, Non-executive Director on YHS Board on 11 January 2008. He was last re-elected as a Director of the Company on 27 April 2018. Dr. Tan does not have any relationship (including familial) with fellow board members, the Company and/or its substantial shareholders or any of its principal subsidiaries.

      Dr. Tan is the Chairman of Global Fusion Capital Pte Ltd. His other appointments include serving as Director in Gallant Venture Ltd and a Senior Adviser of Salim Group. He is also a member of The Centre for Liveable Cities Advisory Board, Eight Inc Advisory Board, as well as a member of the Board of Trustees, BankInter Foundation for Innovation (Spain).

      Dr. Tan had 33 years of distinguished service in the Singapore Public Service holding various key appointments before completing his term as a Permanent Secretary in 2007. He held various top public leadership positions including as General Manager and Chairman, National Computer Board, Managing Director, Economic Development Board, Chief Executive, Singapore Tourism Board, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Manpower, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts, Chairman National Library Board and Chairman Media Development Authority. He played a leading role in the information technology, economic, tourism, manpower, library, media, arts and creative industries development of Singapore.

      Previous corporate appointments held include Chairman, Temasek Management Services Pte Ltd, Chairman, one-north Resource Advisory Panel, Senior Adviser, Singbridge Corporate Pte Ltd and Zana Capital Pte Ltd, and Board Member of Raffles Education Corporation Pte Ltd, PSA International Pte Ltd, Stamford Land Ltd and Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City Investment and Development Co Ltd and Member of International Advisory Board, Economic Development Board, Rotterdam.

      Dr. Tan holds degrees in industrial engineering and economics from the University of Newcastle, Australia and an MBA from University of Bradford, UK. He also holds two honorary doctorates by both universities. He attended the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School and is an Eisenhower Fellow. He was awarded four Public Administration Medals by the Government of Singapore.