Saturday, June 13, 2009

Lawyer now a SPAN member

The Star

KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Roger Tan has been appointed a member of the National Water Service Commission (SPAN), according to its website.

Tan confirmed he had been appointed a Commissioner by Energy, Green Technology, and Water Minister Datuk Peter Chin Fah Kui, for two years from June 1.

The barrister-at-law from Gray’s Inn, London, holds a degree in Bachelor of Law (Hons) from Queen Mary College of London University and a Master of Law from the National University of Singapore.

He was also a four-term member of the Malaysian Bar Council.

Being involved in the corporatisation of the Johor Water Supply Department, and drafting the Water Supply Enactment 1993 of Johor, Tan has also acted as the external legal consultant for the Johor state government in various water privatisation projects.

He was appointed a board member of the Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Management Corporation by the Housing and Local Government Ministry in March.

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