Eric Tan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Finance from Curtin University of Technology in Australia in February 2002.
Eric Tan worked as an audit assistant with Y C Tan Co, a public accounting firm in Singapore since May 2002 He was later promoted to senior audit officer in May 2004.
Eric Tan later joined Kuek Brothers Furniture Sdn Bhd in 2005 a manufacturer distributors and exporters in home furnishing in Malaysia, as a marketing executive where he was responsible for handling the company’s export markets.
In 2006, Eric Tan was subsequently promoted to a branch assistant manager in both the Muar and Kulai branches of Malaysia where he was responsible for handling the company’s retail businesses
From September 2007 to February 2008 Eric Tan worked as a sales and marketing manager in T L Office Solution Sdn Bhd a supplier in all kind of office equipment.
In 2008 Eric Tan set up Billion Tree Asia, a consulting firm providing financial analytical coaching services to clients Eric Tan had been the director of Billion Tree Asia from 2008 to 2015 The company became inactive since 2015.
Eric Tan joined SK Target Group Limited, a company listed on GEM Board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange, as business development executive in November 2014 and was subsequently being appointed to the board of directors in December 2016. Eric Tan was resigned from SK Target Group Limited in June 2018