DutchCham is hosting a closed door session with the Minister for Manpower and Second Minister for Trade and Industry, Dr Tan See Leng. This open dialogue gives you a unique opportunity to ask your questions regarding the developments, challenges and plans related to manpower, trade and industry. President of the board of DutchCham, Godelieve van Dooren, will moderate this session.
This event has limited seats available and is for members only. During your registration we will ask you to share your questions or topics of interests with us. This way we can prepare the session properly, to make sure the various interests of all the guests will be reflected during the dialogue.
About the event
About Dr Tan See Leng
Dr Tan See Leng is appointed as the Minister for Manpower and Second Minister for Trade and Industry on 15 May 2021. Prior to this, Dr Tan was the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Second Minister for Trade and Industry and Second Minister for Manpower from 27 July 2020. A veteran medical practitioner, Dr Tan was Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at IHH Healthcare Berhad, one of the largest listed integrated healthcare providers globally, from 2014 to 2019. He was also concurrent CEO and MD of Parkway Pantai from 2011 onwards till 2019 when Parkway Holdings was merged with Pantai Holdings. During Dr Tan’s tenure, the group doubled its revenue and expanded its presence to 11 countries with 84 hospitals employing over 50,000 employees.
An entrepreneur, Dr Tan founded Healthway Medical Group in Singapore in the early 1990s and was its Chief Executive Officer from 1992 to 2003. He expanded the GP clinic chain to more than 40 locations with a turnover of S$20 million per annum, making it the second largest private primary healthcare provider in Singapore. Dr Tan has served on the boards of several medical committees including the Singapore Ministry of Health’s Medishield Life Review Committee. He also sat on the Advisory board of the Lee Kong Chian School of Business at the Singapore Management University and has guest lectured at international symposiums including the Harvard Business School’s seminar on healthcare entrepreneurship.
Under his leadership, IHH Healthcare Berhad has won numerous awards, including Best Managed and Best Overall Corporate Governance Poll awards by Asiamoney. He has also earned awards from his own medical community in Singapore, including the Albert and Mary Lim award from the College of Family Physicians and the Merit Award from the Singapore Medical Association.
About the moderator: Godelieve van Dooren
Based in Singapore where she has lived for the past 17 years, Godelieve van Dooren spearheads the growth and expansion of Marsh McLennan in South East Asia – covering Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, The Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
Her expertise in designing and delivering impactful people and risk solutions empowers Marsh McLennan’s clients in their business, risk and workforce transformation as they navigate the realities of a constantly changing environment.
Prior to this role, Godelieve was the CEO of Mercer’s South East Asia Growth markets, helping companies navigate the health, wealth and career needs of the fast-evolving workforce in this dynamic region.
Throughout her career, she has played a critical role in designing innovative talent solutions working closely together with leading clients across the High-Tech, Life Sciences, FMCG, Chemical, Retail and Hospitality Industry.
She is a keen advocate of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, with a relentless focus on creating a sustainable and enabling working environment across the firm.
Godelieve holds a MA in Law from the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.
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