Sunday, June 14, 2009

Roger Tan appointed water commissioner

New Sunday Times

KUALA LUMPUR: New Sunday Times columnist and lawyer Roger Tan has been appointed a member of the National Water Service Commission.

Tan confirmed the appointment in his website, saying he had been appointed a commissioner by Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Peter Chin Fah Kui for two years, beginning June 1.

Tan was involved in the corporatisation of the Johor Water Supply Department and drafting the Water Supply Enactment 1993 of Johor.

He had also acted as the external legal consultant for the Johor government in various water privatisation projects.

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

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

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

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