Mr TAN Peng Yam
Chief Defence Scientist
Tan Peng Yam is the Chief Defence Scientist of the Singapore Ministry of Defence having served as the Chief Executive of Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) for more than 10 years until 14 May 2021.
Peng Yam is a board member of the Defence Science and Technology Agency, DSO National Laboratories, Cap Vista Pte Ltd and a member of the PUB Board Committee for Transformation. He is the chairman of the Temasek Defence Systems Institute Management Board and the SMRT Technical Advisory Panel.
Peng Yam was conferred the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations Honorary Fellowship in November 2013, the Commendation Medal (Military) in 2007, and the Public Administration Medal (Gold), (Silver) and (Bronze) in 2012, 2005 and 1997 respectively.