Biz Innovator - Tan Chin Kar

TAN ChinKar is Publisher of Write Editions® and Managing Partner of JMatrix Consulting Pte Ltd, a publishing and communications consultancy incorporated in Singapore. Write Editions® is a registered trademark and an imprint of JMatrix Consulting Private Limited. Prior to his current appointment, ChinKar has garnered wide ranging experiences in a rich array of communications and management disciplines, spanning over 20 years in the government, corporate and non-profit sectors. From corporate communications, public relations and brand management to community relations, newspaper/magazine and book publishing, he has invariably set new benchmarks and pioneered new works. His multidisciplinary exposure has given him the privilege of working with top government officers, corporate leaders, educationalists, social entrepreneurs and activists, youths and the needy. He has published more than 60 major book titles since the establishment of Write Editions®, covering diverse genres such as economics/business/ management, society, health/medical, art, education and autobiographies. His authors include eminent professionals such as leading corporate strategist Dr Wilson Chew, public figures such as Mr Chua Chin Kiat and Madam Chua Foo Yong, psychiatrists Professor Kua Ee Heok, Professor Rathi Mahendran and Associate Professor Leslie Lim, gerontologists Dr Kalyani K. Mehta and Dr Helen Ko, and award-winning authors Emily Lim and Theresa Tan. He has also published for the Singapore Institute of Directors a major book series – Corporate Governance Guides for Boards in Singapore – and many organisations, including Sport Singapore, Singapore Prison Service, Thye Hua Kwan, the Ministry of Social and Family Development, etc. ChinKar’s multi-faceted roles have enabled him to work with leading MNCs, government ministries and people from different parts for the world. Separately, as part of his belief in corporate social responsibility (CSR), he sits on on the Advisory Board of the prestigious Wheelock College-Singapore BSc Program in Early Childhood Education Studies and Leadership, and volunteers with nonprofit organisations, providing them with strategic communications advisory. A keen observer of social-economic developments and one with interest in information economics, ChinKar holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Strathclyde Business School (University of Strathclyde, UK).

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