Founder and Director

Er. TAN Yan Kiat

Er. TAN Yan Kiat

B.Eng (Mech), P.Eng, Sr. MIES, MASHRAE, Registered Inspector (M&E)

Er. TAN Yan Kiat graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from the University of Singapore in 1979. Upon graduation, he joined Rankine & Hill Consulting Engineers as an Engineer and managed projects such as The Paramount Hotel / Shopping Centre, Excelsior Hotel / Shopping Centre and the Tampines Telephone Exchange. Subsequently, he obtained his Professional Engineer in 1983.

In 1984, Yan Kiat left to join J. Roger Preston & Partners and had worked on numerous projects spanning over a wide sector of the building industry. Some of the more significant projects are The Gateway, UOB Plaza, 396 Alexandra Road (formerly known as BP Tower), AIA Tower, AIA Changi and Mt. Elizabeth Medical Centre. In 1992, he was made a Partner of the local practice as well as a Director in J. Roger Preston & Partners Pte Ltd, a company responsible outside Singapore.

Yan Kiat is personally involved in the development of Fire Life Safety System in high-rise buildings, in particularly UOB Plaza, a 66-storey 250m high-rise office building. He was invited by IES to present a paper on FLSS in UOB Plaza in 1986.

Yan Kiat became a M&E Registered Inspector in 1994. In the same year, he co-founded BELMACS Consulting Engineers and held the position of Partner. The practice was incorporated to BELMACS Pte Ltd in 2006 and he has since held the position of Managing Director. Yan Kiat was involved in the design of several commercial and residential projects such as Tampines Junction, Sun Plaza, Citylights and Belmond Green. As a Registered Inspector, Yan Kiat is noted for his role in mega projects such as Suntec City, One Raffles Quay and Resorts World Sentosa.