Bachelor of Arts (Architectural Studies),
National University of Singapore
Chan is a designer in private practice. He founded Alchemy Design which is an Interior Design consultancy firm, as well as CYDA Design / CYDA Pte Ltd which deals with Interior Design and Building work. He is currently Design Director at Alchemy Design and Managing Director at CYDA Pte Ltd.
He has taught at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and Temasek Polytechnic since 1993. Chan was also appointed on various occasions over the years as External Assessor for NAFA Diploma and Degree courses.
He has participated in various regional and international design competitions. He was the recipient of the 1st Prize Country Award and subsequently, the overall Gold Award in the GROHE Design Award 1997. In the following year, he won 1st prize in the Creative Thinking & Learning Centre Design Competition 1998. Some of his projects were exhibited in Singapore and Japan.