Dan Feng Tan is active in the regional language, translation, and publishing sectors. He began working as an English-Chinese translator in 1993. He chairs the annual Singapore International Translation Symposium and has been involved in the translation programs at NTU, NUS, and SIM University as lecturer, course coordinator, and academic advisory board member. He is currently a member of the Program Committee of the Asia Pacific Translation and Interpreting Forum, the apex regional translation body. He sits on several government committees, including the National Translation Committee, the NAC Arts Advisory Panel, and the MCI Television and Radio Advisory Committee Panel of Experts. Books that he has edited or coedited include Singapore Shifting Boundaries (2011), Indonesia Rising: Islam, Democracy and the Rise of Indonesia as a Major Power (2009), and The Chinese in Indonesia (2008).