Lynette Tan is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Singapore Space & Technology Association (SSTA). Established since 2007, SSTA is a non-profit, private organization that serves as the business federation for the local growing space community in Singapore. It provides business match-making, networking platforms, technical training for the industry.
Lynette also oversees the mentoring of start-ups and adopting new technologies and ideas into the sector. Another key mission of SSTA, which Lynette is extremely passionate about, is to promote the interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, in particular to grow talents for the space industry.
Lynette received her Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Stanford. She was awarded the highest distinction and the Alumni Award in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign. She was a recipient of the Sundstrand-EDB scholarship in 1999.