Executive Director, Singapore International Foundation (SIF)
Jean Tan is the Executive Director of the Singapore International Foundation (SIF), a non-profit dedicated to international peacebuilding and development. Prior to joining the SIF, she worked in the ministries of Manpower, Information and the Arts, and Foreign Affairs in its office in Washington DC. Jean is a graduate of the National University of Singapore and was awarded the Singapore Government Merit Scholarship to pursue postgraduate studies in the United States, as well as programmes overseas in executive and non-profit management. In her spare time, Jean volunteers on the boards of Forum, a global network of volunteer-driven development agencies and the Global Public Diplomacy Network as a founder member. She also serves on the boards of SG Enable, an agency dedicated to serving persons with disabilities, and Cycling Without Age, a charity set up to reduce social isolation among the elderly.