Ms Tan Yee Deng
Vice President (Human Resources)
Ms Tan Yee Deng was appointed Vice President (Human Resources) of the National University of Singapore (NUS) on 19 April 2018.
Prior to joining NUS, she was Senior Director of US technology company BMC Software from May 2012 to April 2018. During her career with BMC, she worked out of the United States as well as Singapore, leading a diverse HR leadership portfolio spanning Latin America, Global Marketing, and Asia Pacific.
Ms Tan has worked on organisation-wide initiatives from merger integration to organisational change, and believes in optimising company performance through human capital excellence. She has broad experience in defining workforce strategies and in implementing HR initiatives focused on excellence and aligned to corporate goals.
Ms Tan has held global and regional leadership roles in the consulting and IT sectors. She has partnered business leaders and clients across global markets in various industries, including IT and software, financial services and professional services companies. She has project managed and led transformation activities, including organisation structure design, performance scorecards and KPI implementation as well as compensation and competencies modeling.
Ms Tan holds a Bachelor of Science Psychology (Honours) from the University of New South Wales, Australia, and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles, and from NUS. She sits on the Board of the Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore.