Dr Tan Khee Giap is the Chair of Singapore National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation since 2008. He was Deputy President of the Singapore Economic Society, 2004. He served in the 2002 Economic Review Committee and also as the Deputy Chair of the Institute of Policy Studies Forum for Economic Restructuring in 2003. He is a member of the Resource Panel of the Government Parliamentary Committee for Transport and Government Parliamentary Committee for Finance and Trade, 2007-2009. He was Associate Dean, Graduate Studies Office (2007-2009) and Co-Director Asia Research Center (2005-2009) at Nanyang Technological University. He is currently serving as an Independent Director for the publicly listed Hi-P International and Artivision.
Dr Tan’s has published in international refereed journals including Applied Economics, Asian Economic Papers, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, Competitiveness Review in the area of capital flows, financial sector liberalization, central banking policy management and macroeconomic competitiveness. His current research interests include sovereign wealth funds, global livable cities, integrated resorts, financial reforms, regional institutional architecture, competitiveness ranking of 34 Greater China economies, 35 states and federal territories of India and ASEAN-10.
Dr Tan has consulted extensively with the various government ministries, statutory boards and government linked companies including Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Ministry of Manpower, Housing & Development Board, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Singapore Tourism Board, Trade Development Board, Maritime Port Authority, Ministry of Information, Culture & Arts, Media Development Authority, Singapore Design Council, Ministry of Community Development, Youth & Sports, Singapore Press Holdings, Mendaki, StarHub and Capital Land on policies concerning financial, fiscal, trade, tourism, public housing, labor, telecommunication, tourism, creative industry, media, community development, airport and seaport activities.
He has also served as a consultant to international agencies and corporations such as the Asian Development Bank, Asian Development Bank Institute, United Nations Industrial Development Group, World Gold Council, ASEAN Secretariat, Central Policy Unit, Hong Kong, VISA International, Kerzner International and Las Vegas Sands.