Our personnel have a combined more than 80 years of experience in oil spill, HNS and emergency response, local regulatory requirements and training expertise.
Capt Chan Heng Lum, Partner – Before co-founding EmerPlan LLP, he was with the former Port of Singapore Authority (PSA) and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) for more than 35 years, with wide responsibilities in areas including port marine projects development, regulatory formulations, technical auditing, contingency planning, training and international engagement.
A Master Mariner, he also holds a Master of Science (UK) from University of Nottingham. He is an adjunct lecturer in the Maritime Studies Program at the Nanyang Technological University.
Rahman Kamin, Partner – Has had altogether more than 35 years of emergency response and preparedness responsibilities working in the former Port of Singapore Authority (PSA) and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). From 2006 to 2015, as MPA’s Controller (Emergency Response and Preparedness), he took charge of a 27-men team that provided response to fire, oil and HNS emergencies in Singapore’s port waters.
His field experience in oil spill response included various roles in the combat team that responded to the Evoikos spill in 1997, the Natuna Sea spill in 2000, and the Bunga Kelana 3 spill in 2010.
Ee Cheng Huat (Lieutenant Colonel, Retired), Senior Associate – Worked with the Army for 30 years and held positions as a trainer (importantly officer cadet school), command and staff positions at the infantry brigade level and in MINDEF , respectively. He was also the base commander of the SAF Jungle Training Base , in Brunei from 1964-1965. In 1997, he joined the Ministry of Health as an emergency planner and has been involved in several civil emergency operations eg SQ007 (Taipei) , MI185 (Palembang) , SARS, H1N1 to name a few. Recently he led in the planning and execution for medical support for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) and South East Asian Games (SEAG) held in Singapore, each covering 30-plus sports venues.
In the Ministry of Health, he has held the appointment of assistant director and has been involved in the emergency planning role for the past 19 years (1997-2016).