Mr Andrew Tan
Chief Executive, Marine Environment Division
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)
Mr Andrew Tan was appointed as Chief Executive of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) on 1 January 2014. The MPA is responsible for regulating, developing and promoting Singapore as a premier global hub port and an international maritime centre, and to advance and safeguard Singapore’s strategic maritime interests. In his capacity as the Chief Executive of MPA, Mr Tan is also Singapore’s representative to the Council of the International Maritime Organization.
Mr Tan joined the Singapore Administrative Service in 1991. He has worked in various government agencies from the Ministry of Information and the Arts, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prime Minister’s Office, the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, to the Ministry of Transport. He was also the Chief Executive Officer of the National Environment Agency from 2009-2013 and the Founding Director of the Centre for Liveable Cities from 2008 to 2010, where he remains a Fellow.
Mr Tan graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in History from King's College, University of London, in 1989. He attended the Edward S Mason Programme at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government where he obtained his Masters in Public Administration in 2002. He also attended the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD Business School at Fontainebleau in July 2013.
He is on the board of the Singapore Maritime Foundation, Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration, Singapore Maritime Institute, Tropical Marine Science Institute, Centre for Maritime Studies, Competition Commission of Singapore and the Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine, Singapore Ltd. He was also the Founding Director of the Centre for Liveable Cities where he remains a Fellow.