Ronnie Tan is an accredited Landscape Architect and the Immediate Past President of the Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects (SILA).
In his role at SILA, Ronnie represented the profession at various think-tanks and committees, and was a member in the Future Economy Council (FEC) Built Environment (BE) Sector Sub-Committee chaired by the Minister for National Development. He has also chaired the Singapore Landscape Architects Accreditation Advisory Committee and was an initiator to the establishment of the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA) programme in the National University of Singapore (NUS).
Ronnie has taught at the School of Design, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore, where he led transdisciplinary studios in architecture, landscape architecture and urban design, with a focus on sustainability and biodiversity enhancement design within the highly urbanized city context. Prior to this, he practiced at Stephen Caffyn Landscape Design where he specialized in landscape architecture, master planning, urban design and ecological design. He has worked on a myriad of projects of varying scales ranging from master plans to private developments.
Ronnie holds a MArch Urban Design (UD) with Merit from The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London (UCL) and a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Degree (Hons) from Lincoln University, New Zealand. He has research interests in autonomous urbanism, parametric design application for landscape architecture and sustainable urban development.