Datuk Roger Tan is the Founder and Managing Partner of Roger Tan & Partners. He has served as a legal consultant to various statutory bodies and government authorities in Malaysia and in various corporations and institutions in Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong.
He holds a Bachelor of Law (Hons) from Queen Mary College, University of London; Barrister-at-law of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn and a Master of Laws, National University of Singapore.
He was part of the legislative drafting committees of Johor State Government and the Federal Ministry of Housing and Local Government with regard to the Water Supply Enactment 1993 of Johor, Water Supply (Successor Company) Enactment 1993 of Johor, Housing Developers (Control and Licensing) (Amendment) Act 2002 and its regulations, Housing Development (Control And Licensing) (Amendment) Act 2007 and its regulations, and the Solid Waste And Public Cleansing Management Act 2007.
Datuk Roger is an elected member of the Bar Council of Malaysia. In 2008, he was appointed by the International Bar Association as part of an international team to evaluate the state of judiciary and the rule of law in Fiji.
From March 2009 to March 2015, Datuk Roger served as a Board Member of the Solid Waste Management and Public Cleansing Corporation of Malaysia. Between May 2009 to May 2017, he was a Commissioner of the National Water Services Commission of Malaysia (SPAN), having been appointed by the Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water. He was also the Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee, Legal Affairs Committee and Dispute Resolution Committee of SPAN, as well as the founding secretary of the Waste Management Association of Malaysia.
Persatuan Pengurusan Sisa Malaysia also known as The Waste Management Association of Malaysia (WMAM) is an association for waste management professionals. Founded in March 2005, WMAM represents people from many disciplines, including engineering, law, science as well as management.