ALPS Pte. Ltd (ALPS)
Mr Peter Tay Teng Choon is the Chief Executive Officer of ALPS Pte. Ltd (ALPS), the national integrated supply chain management agency formed in 2018, which brings together healthcare supply chain professionals from the three public healthcare clusters, to meet the procurement and supply chain needs of Singapore’s public healthcare system. As CEO, Peter is responsible for stewarding efforts to improve supply chain functions and extracting the best value for our healthcare system to keep healthcare costs affordable.
Concurrent to his role as CEO of ALPS, Peter also holds an appointment as Chair at the College of Healthcare Administration and Leadership (CHeAL), SingHealth. The CHeAL aims to build capability through developing the leadership and healthcare administration competencies of all levels of healthcare professionals to become competent managers and leaders in SingHealth.
From 2012 to May 2018, Peter served as Chief Operating Officer at Changi General Hospital (CGH), where he drove efficiency and integration of operations and programmes across departments and disciplines in the hospital. In addition, he provided management oversight for new initiatives to improve patient flow, productivity and patient experience. Together with the Human Resource Department, Peter also steered the competency development for nonclinical staff in CGH.
Prior to joining healthcare in 2012, Peter had a 27-year long career in the military with the Singapore Armed Forces, where he held various senior leadership, staff and training positions. Peter was instrumental in the transformation of the logistics organisation, integrating various domains leveraging on network and information technology. He was also involved in training and introduced several learning methodologies to extend operational knowledge in the Army.
Peter graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring Sociology and Psychology, and obtained a Master of Science in Transport Systems Management, both from the National University of Singapore. He also received the SMU-SingHealth Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management and Leadership Programme in 2014.