Johnny Tan Cheng Hye

Arbitrator ID: 053

Phone Contact: (65) 6254 3611

                          (65) 9666 2840

Email Address:

Education and Professional Membership

  • Obtained the first degree of Architecture from University of Western Australia under Colombo Plan Scholarship
  • A Registered Architect with the Board of Architects, Singapore
  • Obtained a Graduate Certificate in International Arbitration from National University of Singapore
  • Pursued his interest in mediation with Singapore Mediation Centre where he attended the Mediation Accreditation of Industry Professional.
  • Amongst the first batch of Accredited Adjudicators under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act scheme for resolution of payment disputes in the construction industry
  • On the panel of several arbitration centres including SIAC, SIArb, KLRCA, HKIAC, DIAC, SCIA, LCIA, IIAM, SIA, NCAC

Current Position

  • An Independent Arbitrator, Adjudicator, and Mediator

Professional Experience

  • Has more than 30 years of work experience as an arbitrator, adjudicator, and mediator
  • Has been appointed as arbitrator in over 100 cases in both international and domestic institutional as well as Ad Hoc arbitrations.
  • Has been appointed as adjudicator as well as review adjudicator in several adjudication applications under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act scheme for construction disputes in Singapore
  • Acted as mediator in over 60 cases where his success rate in achieving a mediation settlement is around 90%
  • The Board of Govenors of Singapore Polytechnic and chairs the School of Architecture and the Built Environment Advisory Committee and the Admin and Development Committee
  • Chairman of the SP International Board
  • A Speaker on construction and dispute resolution at both local and international conferences and seminars
  • Conduct specialized training in these areas for government agencies, professional associations and the private sector both in Singapore and Overseas.

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