Dr Tan Kheng Lian

Dr Tan Kheng Lian, daughter of the late banker and philanthropist Tan Sri (Dr) Tan Chin Tuan, is the Chairman of the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation. She was one of two Singaporeans lauded in Forbes Asia’s Heroes of Philanthropy List in 2016.

An eye surgeon in private practice, Dr Tan graduated from the University of Malaya in 1958, and furthered her medical studies at the Royal College of Physicians of London, the Royal College of Surgeons of England and then, the Academy of Medicine at Singapore. She volunteers for charity eye-care missions in Asia.