TAN Lay Ngan

Principal Lecturer & Consultant, Digital Strategy & Leadership Practice


Lay Ngan delivers courses and manages consulting projects on IT Governance, Strategic IT Planning, Enterprise IT Architecture and Data Governance. She also conducts Postgraduate Course and Essential Leadership Skills for Project Managers. Her recent completed consultancy projects included a large Insurance Company located in Singapore. She is appointed by Singapore Information Technology Standards Committee, as Chairman of IT Governance Technical Committee. She works with International Joint Technical Standards Committee with the aims in establishing Singapore as a practice-leader in effective IT Governance directed to enhancing business value of IT. She is also actively involved in setting the Technical Guides on Cloud Computing. Prior to joining ISS , she was with various ministries and statutory boards holding high position in IT Management.

Educational Qualifications/Professional Certifications

  • Master in Business Information Technology, University of Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Numerical Analysis and Automatic Computing Science, University of Sydney, Australia
  • BSc ( Physics) , National University of Singapore
  • CITPM(Senior)
  • COMIT(Senior)
  • Certified TOGAF 8 and 9
  • CGEIT (Certified Governance Enterprise IT ISACA)
  • Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age

Academic and Professional Experience

  • Member ,Strategic Management Practices, Institute of Systems Science, NUS
  • Head Information Systems URA

Membership and Professional Activities

  • Chairman, IT Governance Technical Committee, ITSC Singapore
  • Member ISO/JTC1/WG, International
  • Member, ISACA, USA
  • Member, ISACA Singapore Chapter
  • Member Singapore Computer Society

Research Interests

  • IT Government
  • Strategic IT Planning
  • Data Governance

Selected Publications

Working Papers

  • Technical Reference on Cloud Computing


Courses taught :

  • Strategic IT Planning
  • Enterprise IT Governance
  • Data Governance
  • Essential Leadership Skills for Project Management
  • Customised course for Corporate Organisation
  • NICF - Specialist Diploma in Enterprise Architecture

What I Teach

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