• Dr. TAY began his career as an officer in the Singapore Armed Forces with a scholarship and quickly rose to senior ranks and held various key and strategic appointments before retiring early to further his career in the private sector, working for companies such as COO Tan Tock Seng Hospital, CEO NTUC Healthcare, MD Jackson Pharma and Global Head Medical Services & Life Sciences of the Cyrus Global Group and CEO, Association for Persons with Special needs.
  • Dr. TAY holds a Doctoral degree in International Business from Horizons University, Paris, an MBA from the Nanyang Business/NTU Singapore and a Bachelor of Science in Economics (Honours) from the University of London and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management. He is also a Chartered Marketer with the CIMUK and holds various graduate certification and diplomas. He attended the Harvard Healthcare Leadership Course and various senior leaders’ courses in healthcare and social works from INSEAD.
  • He held and is still holding several advisory roles in Singapore, overseas government and non-government agencies such as the Singapore Government Parliamentary Committee for Health, Pemandu (Aged Care) in Kuala Lumpur, JiangXi Province Industrial Park, Member of Institute of Mental Health Medifund Committee, Immediate Past Chairman of Citizens Consultative Committee (Punggol-South, Singapore), Member of School Advisory Board of Hougang Primary School and North Vista Primary School Advisory Council, Board member of NTUC Eldercare Cooperative Limited, Adjunct staff teaching in Nanyang Business School for modules in Hospital Management, Business Adviser of CTC Healthcare Travel (Medical Tourism) and Spatech Academy Singapore, Board member/Alternate Director of the Johns Hopkin Singapore IMC venture, Advisory Committee member to Innovating Care Asia Pacific 2017.  He is also a regularly sought-after speaker at different healthcare and social works conferences/ forums and panels both locally and overseas. He is also appointed Adjunct Assistant Professor by the University of Puthisastra, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • He was conferred several awards, including Pingat Kepujian (Commendation Medal), The Courage Medal, Long and Good Service Medal, Pingat Bakti Setia (Military) and People Association’s Ten Years Community Long Service Award. Recently, he was awarded the Top 100 IFAH Healthcare International Leaders award for his outstanding contributions to healthcare and the 2003 SARS Crisis and the EduTech Leadership Award at the WORLD EDUCATION CONGRESS 2020.