Ir. Dr. Tan Yean Chin was appointed a member of the Group’s Board of Directors on 23 July 2020. He is a Professional Engineer and an Accredited Checker (Geotechnical) registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM). He is a registered ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer (ACPE) as well as in the APEC Engineers and International Professional Engineers (IPEA).
Ir. Dr. Tan holds the position of Secretary General (2008-2020) of the Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP), an international independent umbrella organisation for the engineering institutions in the Asia and Pacific region. He was the President of The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) from year 2016 to 2018. He has also served 10 years as Board member of the Board of Engineers, Malaysia (BEM), a government regulatory body registering and governing all engineering personnel in Malaysia. He is an Honorary Fellow of the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (AFEO), Fellow of IEM, Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE, UK), ASEAN Academy of Engineering & Technology (AAET) and Academy of Engineering and Technology of the Developing World (AETDEW).
He is one of the Founder and Senior Director of G&P Professionals group of multi-discipline engineering consulting firms. He has led his team in the design of mega projects such as the Electrified Double Track Railway project from around Taiping to Alor Setar, and in the Klang Valley, the MRT Kajang Line and Putrajaya Line.