Date first appointed: 01/04/2022
Key directorships and appointments in other charities / organisations:
• Executive Director, Singapore Capital Markets of Jones Lang LaSelle Property Consultants Pte Ltd.
• EXCO Member of the Singapore Estate Agents Association (SEAA)
• Board of External Examiners of the Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s Diploma in Real Estate Business Course
Mr Tan Hong Boon is currently an executive director with the Fortune 500 international property consultancy firm Jones Lang LaSalle (“JLL”). He has more than 30 years of real estate industry experience spanning both local and regional valuation, research, consultancy, investments and advisory works. He currently leads the Land & Collective Sales Team in JLL Singapore’s Capital Market Team. He has personally concluded many of the headline grabbing real estate investment transactions and to date, transacted around $10 billion worth of investment sales.
Prior to joining JLL in 2012, Mr Tan was the Deputy Managing Director of Credo Real Estate, a local boutique real estate consultancy specializing in investment sales/capital market deals. He was credited for restructuring the firm and co-leading it to become the No. 1 market leader in land and collective sales in Singapore then, culminating to a merger and acquisition by JLL with him and his team joined the the captal markets leader in the JLL family.
Mr Tan graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Estate Management) (Honours) degree from the National University of Singapore and obtained a Master in Business Administration (Financial Studies) from the University of Nottingham in the U.K. He is a Licensed Appraiser and a member of the Singapore Instittue of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV) as well as the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
In addiiton to his professional duties, he has been actively involved with the industry regulator and organisations to improve and uplift the standards and professionalism of the real estate agencies businesses. He has been serving on various committees with the Council for Estate Agencies (CEA) including the Licensing & Practice Committee (2010 – 2016), the Disciplinary Panel (2016 – 2018) and now the Professional Development Committee (since October 2018). He is also an EXCO Member of the Singapore Estate Agents Association (SEAA).
Hong Boon also served on the Board of External Examiners of the Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s Diploma in Real Estate Business course in 2011- 2015, 2019 – 2021 and has been reappointed for the 2021 – 2023 term.