Tan Swee Yiow

Singapore Green Building Council


Mr Tan is currently the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Keppel REIT Management Limited. The company manages Keppel REIT, one of the largest real estate investment trusts listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange.

Prior to his current appointment, Mr Tan was President, Singapore, in Keppel Land and concurrently Head, Keppel Land Hospitality Management.

During his tenure at Keppel Land, Mr Tan was instrumental in the company’s sustainability track record, which includes being ranked fourth in Corporate Knights’ Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World; first place in Residential (Global), China and East Asia sectors and third among developers globally in the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB). Keppel Land was also featured in the RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook 2015 as one of the top 15% of companies worldwide in sustainability leadership and was a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Asia Pacific Indices.

In 2017, Keppel REIT ranked 2 nd among 13 Asian listed office entities, and 3 rd among 52 Asian listed companies in the GRESB. Keppel REIT is also the only REIT that has all its Singapore assets certified Platinum under the BCA Green Mark Scheme. In Australia, all of its operating assets have achieved 5 Stars NABERS Energy Rating.

Mr Tan is the President of Singapore Green Building Council. He also serves as Deputy Chairman of the Workplace Safety and Health Council (Construction and Landscape Committee) and is the Honorary Treasurer on the Management Council of Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore.

Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) in Estate Management from the National University of Singapore, and a Master of Business Administration in Accountancy from the Nanyang Technological University.