Pauline Tan

Group Senior Vice President / Head of Specialty Hospitals Business Unit /CEO of Shanghai Kai Yuan Orthopedic Hospital / Group Chief Nurse Officer

Pauline Tan serves as the Hospital CEO for Shanghai Kaiyuan Orthopedic Hospital within Columbia China group and is responsible for overall hospital operations. She is also concurrently Group Chief Nursing Officer.

Pauline Tan has more 40 years of healthcare experience. Prior to joining Columbia, Pauline’s managerial experience in Singapore spans both public and private healthcare systems; and also within acute, intermediate and long term care sectors. She has held leadership positions in nursing, operations, quality management, corporate planning, hospital management, manpower standards and development, professional regulation and policymaking.

She has a Bachelor of Nursing (La Trobe University), MSc Asia-Pacific Human Resource Management (NUS) and Master of Public Administration (NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy). She also holds an Honorary Doctor of Nursing conferred by La Trobe University.