Mr Tan has over 30 years experience in the legal industry, practising in the areas of general civil litigation, construction and engineering dispute resolution, criminal law, insurance, professional indemnity and disciplinary proceedings. He sits on the board of Singapore Urban Redevelopment Authority and is also a member of the Audit and Risk Committee. He served as a Director of Singapore Power Limited from 2005 to 2019. He has spent his earlier career as a civil engineer. He is holding offices of Deputy Senior State Counsel and Deputy Public Prosecutor in both the civil and criminal divisions of the Attorney General's Chambers, and Deputy Director of the Commercial Affairs Department in Singapore. Mr Tan joined private practice in 1993 and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2006. He is currently the Deputy Chairman of WongPartnership LLP. His former directorship includes Nino Ficca (retired 31 October 2019). He is a member of Risk Management Committee.