Khee Giap Tan
Khee Giap Tan
Co-Director, Asia Competitiveness Institute, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

Chairman, Singapore National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation

Tan Khee Giap is a Co-Director of the Asia Competitiveness Institute (ACI) and Associate Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He is also the Chairman of the Singapore National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation.

Dr Tan holds a PhD in Economics from the University of East Anglia, England in 1987 and joined Nanyang Technological University in 1993 and was Associate Dean, Graduate Studies Office from 2007 to 2009.

He has consulted extensively with the various government ministries, statutory boards and government linked companies. He is a member of the Resource Panel of the Government Parliamentary Committee (GPC) for Transport, GPC for Finance and Trade & Industry and GPC for Defense and Foreign Affairs since 2007. He has also served as a consultant to international agencies such as the Asian Development Bank, Asian Development Bank Institute, United Nations Industrial Development Group, World Gold Council, ASEAN Secretariat, Central Policy Unit of Hong Kong, Kerzner International, Las Vegas Sands and Marina Bay Sands.

His current research interests include econometric forecasting, Cost of Living Index, Global Liveable Cities Index and competitiveness analysis on 31 provinces in China, 35 states in India, 33 provinces in Indonesia and ASEAN-10 economies.

Moreover, Dr Tan has extensively advised and guided multinational corporations leading to public listings, especially those companies from Mainland China and Taiwan. Currently he is an Independent Director of the publicly listed BreadTalk Group, Boustead Projects, TEE Land and Chengdu Rural Commercial Bank.