Ar. Tan Szue Hann, M. Arch, is an award-winning ESG and sustainable development professional, strategist,
and thought leader in Sustainability. He is currently Head of Sustainability and Deputy General Manager,
Sustainable Urban Renewal, at Keppel Land. He has been Director of Sustainability Development and
Engineering at Marina Bay Sands, and Chairman of Sustainability, Singapore Institute of Architects. In 2021, with a group of international sustainability leaders, he co-founded IxSA (Innovation x Sustainability
Alliance), a non-profit global think tank. He has also been a Board Member of the Singapore Green Building
Council, and an invited member of the BCA Green Built-Environment Advisory Committee.
He has previously been Managing Director of MINIWIZ, a Temasek-supported circular economy company
that turns waste materials into architecture and products, and was Head of Sustainability and Resiliency at
Singapore-based global infrastructure consultancy Surbana Jurong from 2013-18.
Hann obtained an MBA with Distinction from Northumbria University, with a thesis on strategic
management in businesses through ESG. He graduated with M Arch from the National University of
Singapore (NUS), with a visiting fellowship to the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2007, and
a BA Arch (First Class Honours) in 2006. On graduation, he was awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Medal, Board of
Architects Medal, and the ICI Gold Medal. He is a Registered Architect in Singapore, and also an appointed
World Cities Summit Young Leader (from 2016), and BCA Built Environment Young Leader (from 2016),
both by the Ministry of National Development, Singapore. He has also taught multiple sustainability and
architecture courses at local universities NUS and SUTD.
Hann was also Singapore’s 2015-16 Young Green Architect of the Year, awarded by BCA-SGBC, and a
Minister's Award recipient (2017), Singapore. He was elected Chairman of the ARCASIA (Architects Regional
Council Asia) Committee for Young Architects (2017-18) and in 2017, was inducted into Generation T, a
group of society and community changemakers below the age of 40, as one of Cartier’s 5 Bright Sparks, by
Asia Tatler. In 2019, he was inducted into the Prestige 40 Under 40 List, by Prestige Singapore, as one of the leading Changemakers in the nation. He was also awarded the inaugural BCA Young Leader Advocate Award 2019, for his work in sustainability and the built environment.
Hann's sustainable development portfolio includes the award-winning ParkRoyal on Pickering, the SPACE
Asia Hub and the Ogilvy & Mather office with WOHA; the BCA SkyLab, a rotatable test bed for building
technologies, which won a Minister’s Award on Singapore’s National Day, 2017. He has also managed the
design of an 8000-hectare circular economy master plan north of Bangkok, and an IT campus in Bangalore.
He has spoken in numerous international conferences, including the World Cities Summit 2019 in Medellin,
Colombia, the UN-organised 2019 Asia Pacific Urban Forum 7 in Penang, COP25 in Madrid in December
2019, and the UN Global Compact Network Summit in 2022.