Dr Tan Wu Meng was elected as a Member of Parliament for Jurong GRC on 11 Sep 2015. He was appointed Senior Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Trade and Industry on 1 May 2018. He is also a Member of the Government Parliamentary Committee for Social and Family Development.
Dr Tan previously was a Member of the Government Parliamentary Committees for Finance and Trade and Industry; Home Affairs and Law; and Health. He also sat on the Estimates Committee of Parliament.
Prior to joining the Government, Dr Tan worked as a Physician and Medical Oncologist specialising in the care of cancer patients. He read Medicine at Trinity College, University of Cambridge, during which he also completed a PhD in Molecular Biology. His post-graduate training was at the Singapore General Hospital and National Cancer Centre Singapore. From 2015 to 2018 his medical practice was in the private sector.