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Cham Tao Soon

Prof Dr Cham Tao Soon has served on government bodies, such as the Singapore Science Council, National University of Singapore Council, Jurong Town Corporation and Land Transport Authority. He was a Member of the Council of Presidential Advisers from 2004 to 2010. Prof Cham was the founding President of the Nanyang Technological Institute (NTI) until 2002. From 2005 to 2014, he was Chancellor and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of SIM University. Prior to this, he was Dean of Engineering at the National University of Singapore from 1978 to 1983. He received the Public Administration Medal (Gold) in 1986 and the Distinguished Service Order in 2003, is a Chevalier des Palmes Académiques, a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Academy of Engineering, Singapore. He was Chairman of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra from 1999 to 2010, and chaired its Advisory Council from 2010 to 2018. He has also served on the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation Council since 2003.

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