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Still solid as a rock as JTC marks 50th year

Beneath Mr David Tan's jovial and disarming persona lies a stone-cold resolve to see projects through. His mantra, which he recites in a formulaic manner a few times during the interview, is: "Vision, will, passion and perseverance."
Beneath Mr David Tan's jovial and disarming persona lies a stone-cold resolve to see projects through. His mantra, which he recites in a formulaic manner a few times during the interview, is: "Vision, will, passion and perseverance."ST PHOTO: SONG TAO

No stone is left unturned in the agency's projects, says assistant chief exec David Tan

As someone who helped reclaim Jurong Island and who spearheaded the Jurong Rock Caverns project, Mr David Tan is, as to be expected, a grounded person.

"The questions we always ask ourselves (for our projects) are... Is it commercially viable? Is it technically feasible?" says the assistant chief executive of JTC Corporation.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 04, 2018, with the headline 'Still solid as a rock as JTC marks 50th year'. Print Edition | Subscribe