Mr Tan Hock Lye had a career both in the public and private sectors. He was with PSA for 26 years serving 20 years as part of the senior management team while concurrently serving as CEO of the Singapore Cable Car. He joined Great Eastern Life in 1997 and served as Chief Corporate Officer and then as Managing Director (Operations). He spearheaded the obtaining of insurance licenses in China and Vietnam and was the President Commissioner of Great Eastern Indonesia. He retired at end 2008. For his services to PSA, he was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 1989.

Mr Tan is presently Honorary Treasurer of Singapore Professionals’ and Executives’ Co-operative.