About the author

Vivienne Tan was General Manager (Investment Properties) of Centrepoint Properties Ltd from 1992-2006 and sat on the board of the National Museum of Singapore from 2006-2016.

A great-granddaughter of Wong Ah Fook, the pioneer entrepreneur of Johor State, Vivienne is married to Prof Walter Tan, the great-great-great-grandson of Tan Kim Seng.