Thought Leaders

Professor Tan Chorh Chuan

Shuffles towards the fourth prime minister

Asia’s growing impact on global higher education

Writer: Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, former NUS President28 Dec 2017

This commentary by former NUS President Professor Tan Chorh Chuan was based on a keynote lecture he delivered on 7 December 2017 at the Royal Society in London.

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The Powerful Lenses of Leadership

The Powerful Lenses of Leadership

Speaker: Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, NUS President02 Nov 2017

Professor Tan shared his insights on leadership and his personal lessons learnt at the NUS Business School Leadership Dialogue Series.

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On low carbon economy

Low carbon economy after the Paris Climate Agreement

Speaker: Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, President, National University of Singapore09 May 2017

NUS President Professor Tan Chorh Chuan shared his thoughts about the challenges of a low carbon economy for emerging economies, and the development of the Paris Rulebook, in this opinion editorial featured in a publication entitled “Energy Elders – Outlook 2020+”.

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No limits to being better

No limits to being better

Speaker: Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, President, National University of Singapore28 Sep 2016

NUS President Professor Tan delivered a keynote speech at the Times Higher Education’s World Academic Summit at the University of California, Berkeley, where he shared more on NUS’ differentiating value proposition.

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Global Threats to the Global City

Speaker: Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, NUS President02 Jun 2016

In a plenary session at the 2016 Chicago Forum on Global Cities, NUS President Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, who sits on the World Economic Forum's Science Advisory Committee and is a member of the US National Academy of Medicine, provided his insights on pandemics and other transnational security threats to global cities.