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Tan Kiat How

Chief Executive Officer at Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)


Mr Tan was appointed Chief Executive of the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Commissioner of the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) in Jan 2017. Prior to his appointment in IMDA, Mr Tan was the Deputy Secretary (Cyber and Technology) in the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI), as well as served in the Ministry of Finance (MOF), the Pioneer Generation Office (PGO) and the former Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA). He was involved in refining the national cybersecurity strategy with the Cyber Security Agency (CSA) and spearheaded community engagement efforts to Pioneer Generation members and their caregivers. He was part of the team developing the Intelligent Nation 2015 plan and the Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network for Singapore.