Mr Tan Boon Khai

SLA is the primary agency in Singapore responsible for safeguarding and optimizing the use of State Land and assets, managing more than 5,000 state properties throughout the country.  As the national authority for land ownership, it plays a key regulatory function in ensuring an accurate and definitive Land Titles Registry and a reliable cadastral survey system to support title registration, development planning and land administration.  Being the leading agency for geospatial information systems in Singapore, SLA is also instrumental in the Singapore’s push to become as Smart Nation by spearheading the development of national geospatial capability as well as driving the adoption of geospatial technologies in the public, private and people sectors.

Boon Khai joined SLA in May 2015 from CapitaLand Limited, where he held several senior portfolios.   Prior to joining the private sector, Boon Khai was with the Singapore Legal Service, where he served as a Justice’s Law Clerk and Assistant Registrar of the Supreme Court, as well as District Judge in the then Subordinate Courts of Singapore and as a Deputy Senior State Counsel / Deputy Public Prosecutor in the Attorney-General’s Chambers of Singapore.

Boon Khai graduated from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom in 1995 with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (First Class).  He was called to the Bar (Lincoln’s Inn) in 1996, and was also admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Republic of Singapore in 2001.