Chan Ewe Jin: Managing Director

Engineer (Er.) Chan Ewe Jin has been the Managing Director of ECAS Consultants Pte Ltd since 1996. He is a registered Professional Engineer and an Accredited Checker with the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) of Singapore. He has more than 25 years of experience in design, accredited checking, project control and supervision of numerous residential, industrial and commercial buildings and infrastructure projects. 

He has been a Fellow Member of the Institution of Engineers of Singapore since 2003, and the Institution of Structural Engineers of the United Kingdom since 1999.

Er. Chan Ewe Jin assumed his role as the President of the Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) in June 2024, after being its Deputy President for a year. He was previously appointed as Vice President of the Infrastructure Cluster from year 2020 to 2023 and 2015 to 2019. He served as a Council Member of IES over a total of 16 years. He was the Chairman of the Civil and Structural Engineering Technical Committee from 2015 to 2018. He has been the Chairman of the Standards Development Organisation Steering Committee since 2015, and has been the Co-Chairman of the Joint Accreditation Committee to Resident Engineers/Resident Technical Officers Registry since 2016.  

He has contributed his professional knowledge as a member of various committees and panels. He has been a Board Member of the Strata Title Board since 2011.  

Er. Chan is presently a member of The Appeals Board, Council of Estate Agencies, since year 2022. He was previously a member of the Discipline Panel from year 2010 to 2016.  

Under Ministry of Law, he is a current member of the Panel of Assessors of the Appeals Board, (Land Acquisition). He has been a member of two committees under Enterprise Singapore since 2016: Building and Construction Standards Committee (BSBC) and the Technical Committee of Building Structure and Sub-structure.  

He is also currently Board Member of PEB where he has served for several periods since 2009. 

He was a member of these organisations previously: SAC Council Committee for Inspection Body, Singapore Accreditation Council from year 2015 to 2018, and the Buildability and Quality Advisory Committee, BCA from year 2018 to 2020. 

Er. Chan is a six-time recipient of the distinguished MND (Ministry of National Development) Medallion and a two-time recipient of the MND Dedicated Service Award, in recognition of his distinguished services. Enterprise Singapore awarded Er. Chan the SAC Merit Award, Singapore Accreditation Council and the Merit Award, Quality & Standard.  

He has received multiple professional titles over his career: Registered Professional Engineer, Chartered Engineer of the Engineering Council UK, Chartered Engineer Singapore accredited by IES, Accredited Checker, Design for Safety Professional and Qualified Erosion Control Professional (QECP).  

Er. Chan obtained from the National University of Singapore (NUS) a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) degree in 1988 and a Master of Science (Geotechnical Engineering) in 2012. He also attained a Master of Science (International Construction Management) from the Nanyang Technological University in 2005.