Mr. Tan is a Director of several other private companies in Malaysia and Singapore and is a keen plantsman.
In 2000, Mr. Tan was awarded a silver medal for 10-19 years of service as a Director of Singapore Chinese Girls School by the Ministry of Education. Subsequently in 2010 he received a gold medal for more than 20 years of service as a Director of Singapore Chinese Girls School.
The President of Singapore also awarded him Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (PBM) in November 2013 for his contributions to the Public Service in the National Parks Board to recognise his 30 years contributions and support for plant introduction and botany publications.
In April 2019, Mr. Tan received the Veitch Memorial Medal, an international award issued by the Royal Horticultural Society in United Kingdom to persons of any nationality who have made outstanding contribution to the advancement of the science and practice of horticulture.
Mr. Tan is the President of Singapore Gardening Society, and a Director of Gardens By the Bay in Singapore.
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