Eugene K B Tan

Eugene K B Tan is associate professor of law at the Singapore Management University (SMU) and a former, unelected legislator in Singapore’s 12th parliament.

He is an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and was educated at the National University of Singapore, the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Stanford University where he was a Fulbright Fellow

At the SMU, Eugene teaches courses on business ethics, CSR and corporate governance at the undergraduate, graduate (graduate diploma, MBA, and EMBA), and executive education levels.

His other inter-disciplinary research interests include constitutional and administrative law, the mutual interaction of law and public policy, the government and politics of Singapore, and the regulation of ethnic conflict.

In 2007, Eugene was a member of the global taskforce that drafted the ‘Principles for Responsible Management Education’ (, an initiative under the auspices of the United Nations to inspire and champion responsible management education, research and thought leadership globally.