Meet the EIMS Leader

Take a moment to read about our highlighted leader who is paving the way for EIM Singapore!

  Dr Benedict Tan, BBM, PBM   

 Chairman, EIM SEA  
 Chairman, EIM Singapore

  Sports Physician
  Head & Senior Consultant, 
  Singapore Sport and Exercise Medicine Centre @ CGH
  Medical Director & Senior Consultant, 
  Singapore Sport and Exercise Medicine Centre @ Novena

Background:

Dr Tan, a former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP), currently serves as a member of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Medical Commission; Sports Patron and Medical Advisor of the Singapore Disability Sports Council; President of the Singapore Sailing Federation (SSF); Chairman of SSF Olympic Pathway Taskforce; Advisor to the Singapore Ice Skating Association; Member of the Sports Excellence Steering Committee (MCCY) amongst other appointments in the sports and physical activity sector.

As an athlete, Dr Tan is an Asian Games (1994) and four-time consecutive Southeast Asian Games (1989, 1991, 1993, 1995) Gold medalist in sailing, and also a three-time Singapore Sportsman of the Year. After competing in the 1996 Savannah Olympics, Dr Tan retired from competitive sailing and now sails (including kiteboarding) recreationally. He took up marathon running recreationally in 2002, competing in more than 20 marathons to date, including all six World Marathon Majors (Boston, Berlin, London, New York, Chicago, and Tokyo), and has a personal best time of 2 hrs 56 min. Dr Tan also a regular SCUBA diver and (snow) skier.

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