AboutSu Tan started off her career as a teacher teaching English as a second language in government schools. She spent 4 years of her early teaching life teaching English to Iban children in Sarawak. After almost 8 years of teaching she decided to leave government service and carved herself a new career path in the private sector.
In the year 2002, as a Corporate Affairs Manager at a golf resort Su took an interest in human resource management and since then there was no turning back. Her experience in managing human resources in the healthcare industry started with Pantai Hospital Ipoh in 2007. Subsequently, she moved over to Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur as Senior HR Manager for one-half years. In 2011, she was the AGM for Group HR before she left to join Sunway Medical Centre as Director of Human Capital.
Prior to coming back to join Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur as Head of HR in March 2018, Su spent one-half years managing human resources at a tertiary care hospital for women & children in Abu Dhabi.
Su is experienced in preparing a human resource department for survey according to international accreditation standards namely JCI and ACSH.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from University of London and subsequently acquired a Masters of Science in Management from University of Bristol.