Gary Chan is Professor of Law, School of Law, Singapore Management University. He is an Advocate and Solicitor of the Singapore Supreme Court and an Attorney & Counselor-at-law (New York). Prior to joining academia in 2002, he had served as a judicial officer in the Supreme Court of Singapore, and worked as a corporate lawyer and legal counsel. He has received postgraduate degrees in Law, Philosophy and Southeast Asian studies.

His main research interests are Tort Law, the Singapore Legal System, Health Law and Ethics including ethics in relation to artificial intelligence and medicine. Gary Chan has authored and/or edited books as well as numerous book chapters, journal articles and case notes on the abovementioned research areas and taught several related subjects at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has presented on his research in conferences both in Singapore and abroad (mainly Europe, Asia and North America).