TC Chew | President, Global Business & Operations
Samsung C&T Corporation | Singapore

TC Chew, President, Global Business & Operations, Samsung C&T Corporation

TC Chew is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK.

TC has been involved with the railway and construction industries globally for over 40 years, in particular, associated with the UK, Singapore and Hong Kong market.

Since April 2016, he joined Samsung C&T as President, Global Business & Operations after a period as Senior Advisor.

Up to November 2014, TC was the Projects Director with Hong Kong MTR Corporation over seeing all the railway projects in Hong Kong as well MTR overseas venture.

Between 2003 to 2009, TC was a divisional president for Bombardier Transport on the London Underground modernization PPP programme managing an investment of over 4 billion Sterling Pound.

Up to 2009, TC spent 8 years with Singapore Land Transport Authority as their Senior Director for Projects and Engineering overseeing all the railway and road projects including the North East Line, Changi Airport Extension, Sengkang and Punggol LRTs. Kallang & Paya Lebar Express, Circle Line phase 1, etc.

After graduation of University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology in 1976, TC worked within the railway industry in various capacity including a stint with the former Singapore Mass Rapid Transit Corporation and London Underground Jubilee Line extension into the London Dockland. In 1995, TC return back to Singapore to be one of the founder member of the newly established Land Transport Authority.

During his period in London, TC was a Council member of the Railway Industry Association. In Hong Kong, TC was a Council member of the HK Construction Industry Council heading up as the Chairman for the Procurement and Sub Contracting Committee. He is an active supporter and promoter of construction industry safety and remains as the President for the Hong Kong Lighthouse Club dedicated to the welfare and safety of construction worker and personnel.

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