Board of Directors and Management

The Goodland team comprises skilled professionals with years of experience and expertise in their respective fields. Our company culture of hands-on management and direct involvement in development projects has been the key driving force behind our sustainable growth. We strive to constantly update and upgrade ourselves so we can keep delivering state-of-the-art and finest quality developments that are highly valued yet moderately priced. 

At the helm of our corporation and guiding us with their excellent leadership, is Executive Chairman, Ben Tan Chee Beng and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr Alvin Tan Chee Tiong.

BEN TAN CHEE BENG

Executive Chairman

Mr. Ben Tan is primarily responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and investment of the Group. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Tan worked as a civil engineer with the Housing and Development Board, Singapore.

In July 1994, he was appointed as a director of Goodland Development Pte Ltd, which commenced operations as a building and civil engineering company undertaking both private projects and public infrastructure works. Together with co-founder Dr. Alvin Tan, they have expanded the company’s business operations to include property development.

Mr Tan was appointed as the Director of Citrine Capital Pte Ltd, an investment holding company and a substantial shareholder of the Group, on 1 April 2020.

Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) degree from the National University of Singapore.

ALVIN TAN CHEE TIONG

Chief Executive Officer, Group Managing Director

Dr. Alvin Tan is responsible for the overall management, performance as well as the formulation of corporate strategies for the group. Dr Tan possesses more than 20 years of industry experience in both the construction and property development businesses. In January 1993, he became a cofounder and a director of Goodland Development Pte Ltd, which started as a building and civil engineering firm undertaking both private and public work projects. Together with the other cofounder, Mr Ben Tan, he continued growing the business of the company to include property development in 1994.

Apart from his commitment to the Group, Dr Alvin Tan participates in community work. He serves as a grassroots leader in Sengkang East Citizens' Consultative Committee. He was conferred the Public Service Medal (PBM) by the President of Singapore in the 2016 National Day Awards.

Dr Tan holds a First Class (Honours) Degree in Construction Management from RMIT University Australia and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Apollos University, Montana, USA.

Awards: Public Service Medal awarded at the National Day Awards 2016 by the President of Singapore

MELANIE TAN BEE BEE

Executive Director

With a background in accounting and prior experience as Financial Controller at Goodland Group, Ms. Melanie Tan oversees the finances of the Group including strategic investments, acquisitions and finance. Ms. Tan also oversees the Group’s Human Resource and Administration, driving service innovation within the Group.

CHARLES CHONG YOU FOOK

Lead Independent Director

Mr. Chong was engaged as a Consultant at SIA Engineering Company from August 2015 to June 2018. Prior to that, he served as the Vice President, Quality and Safety at SIA Engineering Company from July 2004 to July 2015. Over the years, he advised several companies in his capacity as board member, including International Engine Component Overhaul Pte Ltd from April 2006 to October 2016, Messier Services Asia Pte Ltd from January 2010 to May 2016 and Pan Asia Pacific Aviation Services Ltd from February 2012 to June 2016. Mr. Chong studied aircraft engineering at Sydney Technical College in Australia on a Qantas Airways Scholarship. He is a qualified aircraft maintenance engineer and served overseas postings with SIA in Dubai, Bahrain, Seattle and Toulouse.

Mr. Chong was a Member of Parliament (MP) since September 1988. He was elected MP for Sembawang Group Representation Constituency (GRC) from 1988 to 1991, Eunos GRC from 1991 to 1996, Pasir Ris GRC from 1997 to 2001, Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC in from 2001 to 2011 and Joo Chiat Single Member Constituency (SMC) from 2011 to 2015. He currently represents Punggol East (SMC) from 2015 to 2020. He had served as Deputy Speaker of Parliament from 2011 to 2020.

Mr. Chong served as Chairman of Pasir Ris – Punggol Town Council; North East Community Development Council; National Police Cadet Corps Council; Singapore Institute of Aerospace Engineers; Singapore Quality Institute and National Productivity Association.

WU CHIAW CHING

Independent Director

Dr Wu Chiaw Ching is the Partner of Wu Chiaw Ching & Company.

Dr Wu is a fellow member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom and Certified Public Accountants, Australia. In addition, Dr Wu is a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.

Dr Wu is presently an Independent Director of GDS Global Limited, companies listed on the SGX Catalist and LHT Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Mainboard of the SGX-ST.

RAYMOND LYE HOONG YIP

Independent Director

Mr Raymond Lye holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the National University of Singapore and has been in legal practice since 1990. In January 2014, he founded Union Law LLP and become its Managing Partner. He was an Executive Director of CitiLegal LLC from April 2010 to December 2013. Prior to that, Mr Lye served as a Magistrate and Deputy Registrar of the State Courts before going into private practice. His areas of expertise are civil and criminal litigation, commercial work, business disputes including shareholder/director/partner/employment law, building and construction law, family law and intellectual property rights.

Mr Lye also serves as an Independent Director of the SK Jewellery Group Limited as well as 800 Super Holdings Ltd (until it was delisted in Aug 2019), companies listed on the SGX-Catalist.

He is also active in community and public service. Mr Lye is currently the Deputy President of the Strata Titles Board and a member of IMDA’s Films Appeals Committee. He is a Resource Panel member of the Government Parliamentary Committee on Defence and Foreign Affairs and was the Chairman of the Punggol East Citizens Consultative Committee. He was also conferred the Public Service Medal (PBM) and the Public Service Star (BBM) by the President of Singapore in the 1998 and 2008 National Day Awards.

KENNETH HOR SWEE LIANG

Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Mr. Kenneth Hor has more than 25 years of experience in the financial and accounting profession. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Hor worked at an international public accounting firm; and local and foreign financial institutions in Singapore and Hong Kong; at a leading aviation communications, engineering and systems integration US multinational company covering the Asia-Pacific region, including China, India, Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia and Australia; and at a public listed manufacturing company in Singapore with presence in Indonesia.

Mr Hor holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the Nanyang Technological University and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore.

Mindy Tan

Director (Property)

With more than 20 years of real estate experience, Ms. Mindy Tan has been successful in conceptualising the design, sales and marketing, leasing and managing of the Group’s portfolio of properties.

Ms Tan is a registered appraiser in Lands and Buildings, licensed by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore and a Certified Property and Facility Manager registered with Association of Property & Facility Managers. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Estate Management from the University of Reading, United Kingdom and is also a Member of Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV) and a Member of Association of Property & Facility Managers (APFM).