TAN CHIN KIAT, has been attached to the Port Klang Free Zone since late 2009 and is currently the Assistant General Manager of Corporate Development, overseeing the entire backend operation which includes IT support, human capital development, finance and security. He is the key management staff working closely with the Chief Executive Officer in turning the performance of the company around from a negative operational cash flow to the current near full occupancy of the free zone within seven (7) since its inception in 2006.
He has accumulated over 30 years of working experience with vast and varied experiences acquired in the banking industry covering a broad segment of the market spanning the entire nation. He rose through the ranks and left banking in late 2009 as General Manager to pursue his career in the free zone. Besides banking which was his first career, he was also briefly involved in the automotive business as an entrepreneur.
He first graduated with a degree in Economics and later completed a MBA and a post graduate diploma in Islamic Banking & Finance, and also counselling psychology.