Speaker Bio

Kah Han Tan

Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS)

Chief Technology Officer/Senior Director (Unmanned Systems Group)

Mr Tan Kah Han is the Chief Technology Officer / Senior Director (Unmanned Systems
Group) of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). As a member of CAAS’ senior
management team, his responsibilities include developing aviation sector technology and
R&D roadmap, developing safety policy, safety oversight and facilitating the use of
unmanned aircraft systems and, future aviation technologies in Singapore.
Mr Tan joined the CAAS in 2009 and was appointed as Director (Airworthiness / Flight
Operations) in October 2010 and Senior Director (Safety Regulation) in Jan 2017 before
assuming his latest appointment in Sept 2020. Prior to joining CAAS, Mr. Tan spent 25
years and held many senior appointments in the Republic of Singapore Air Force.
Mr. Tan is a pilot and is rated in Airbus A-320 and Boeing B737.