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Cameron Tan

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Cameron Tan


For collaboration or connections, please contact Cameron through his LinkedIn profile


Cameron advocates for youth mental health via policy, research, and programs. 

Affiliated Organizations

Cameron leads mental health programs and strategy in local and international roles. Locally, he serves as the Youth Chapter Leader for Silver Ribbon Singapore and also on the Executive Committee of Youth Corps Singapore Mental Health Cluster to collaboratively lead the largest cluster in Singapore’s national institution for volunteering. Internationally, he sits on the Board of Directors of the Global Youth Mental Health Awareness Incorporated, and he also sits on the Country Leadership Committee for the Global Mental Health Peer Network. 


 As the Head of the ASEAN Youth Organisation Research Centre, Cameron oversees research efforts for internal publications and youth consultations for regional governments and organizations in ASEAN. This includes leading the current development of an ASEAN Youth Mental Health Taskforce in collaboration with the ASEAN Secretariat. He also led research that was presented at the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) on assessing youth perceptions towards a clean energy transition in ASEAN. 

His experiences in mental health policy include serving on several youth government panels to co-create policies on mental well-being in Singapore:

  • Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth: Digital Wellbeing Youth Panellist
  • Health Promotion Board: Youth Resource Panellist (Mental Health)
  • Ministry of Health Office of Healthcare Transformation: Mindline Youth Fellow (Mental Health)
  • National Youth Council (Young ChangeMakers Grant): Senior Grant Panellist

Areas of Interest

Cameron's main areas of interest include youth mental health and digital interventions, with a focus on evidence-based interventions and evaluations.

Theory of Change

Cameron firmly believes in the power of collaborative advocacy. His approach involves facilitating opportunities for knowledge sharing and collaboration. Fundamentally, he seeks to connect with others to inspire and be inspired by their stories. 

Areas Needing Help

Cameron is open to collaborations and virtual coffee chats, especially about youth mental health research and programs.