Jessica Tan

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Jessica Tan
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Jessica Tan in 2016
Assumed office
President Tony Tan Keng Yam
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
Member of the Singapore Parliament
for East Coast GRC
Personal details
Born (1966-05-28) 28 May 1966 (age 51)
Nationality Singaporean
Political party People's Action Party
Alma mater National University of Singapore

Jessica Tan Soon Neo (simplified Chinese: 陈舜娘; traditional Chinese: 陳舜娘; pinyin: Chén Shùn Niáng; born 28 May 1966) is a Singaporean Member of Parliament for East Coast GRC. She is a Roman Catholic.[1]

Tan became an MP for the first time after the 2006 general election, when Tan's five man team, representing the People's Action Party, defeated the Workers' Party of Singapore with 63.86% of the votes for East Coast GRC. The votes in the 2011 general election narrowed to 54.8% for the PAP.

In the Singaporean general election, 2015, she was returned to Parliament after her team defeated the Worker's Party with 60.7% of the popular vote, an increase of 5.9%.


  • 1973-1978 PSLE (Convent of Our Lady of Good Counsel)
  • 1979-1982 GCE 'O' Level (St Joseph's Convent)
  • 1983-1984 GCE 'A' Level (Catholic Junior College)
  • 1985-1989 Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours 2nd Upper)(National University of Singapore)[2]


  • 1989-1992 Marketing Representative, IBM Public Sector (Singapore)
  • 1992-1993 Associate Account Manager, IBM Telecommunications/Media Industry (Singapore)
  • 1993-1996 Client Relationship Manager, IBM Telecommunications/Media Industry Solution Unit (Singapore)
  • 1996-1997 Project Manager, Special Projects, IBM
  • 1997-1998 General Manager, Opus IT Services (IBM Singapore & Sunway)
  • 1999-1999 Sector Services Executive Distribution, IBM ASEAN/South Asia
  • 2000-2000 Sector Sales Executive, Distribution, IBM ASEAN/South Asia
  • 2001-2002 Director, Integrated Technology, IBM Global Services, ASEAN/South Asia
  • 2002-2003 Director, Networking Services, IBM Global Services, Asia Pacific Region
  • 2003-Jun 2008 General Manager, Enterprise & Partner Group, Microsoft, Asia Pacific Region
  • 01 Jul 2008–31 Dec 2016 Managing Director, Microsoft Operations Pte Ltd[3]

2006 Elections[edit]

GRC team members

  • Abdullah Tarmugi
  • Jessica Tan Soon Neo
  • Lee Yi Shyan
  • Raymond Lim Siang Keat
  • Shunmugam Jayakumar


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Ms Jessica Tan Soon Neo". Parliament of Singapore. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Ms Jessica Tan Soon Neo". Parliament of Singapore. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 

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