Scientific Directors and Advisors who contribute to our science programs are experts and key opinion leaders in their fields on research.

Many hold leading positions in renowned universities, research institutions, scientific organizations, public health agencies and government bodies. They are also selected from a diversity of disciplines, including nutrition, clinical research, food safety, risk assessment, biotechnology, and consumer behavior.

Our Scientific Directors and Panel of Scientific Advisors include:

Dr. Andrew Bartholmaeus CEO, Bartcrofts Pty Ltd, Australia
Dr. Sakarindr Bhumiratana President, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonhuri, Thailand
Dr. Paul Brent Principal Scientific Consultant, Global Food and Chemical Risk Assessment and
and Risk Management Solutions, Australia
Dr. Mario Capanzana Director, Food and Nutrition Research Institute,Department of Science & Technology, Philippines
Dr. Lay Ching Chai Senior Lecturer, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Prof. Lynne Cobiac Science Director, Health and Biosecurity, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia
Prof. Dedi Fardiaz Professor, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia
Dr. Rodolfo Florentino Chairman-President, Nutrition Foundation of the Philippines, Philippines
Dr. Lynn Frewer Professor, Food and Society, Centre for Rural Economy, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Prof. Alonzo Gabriel Professor, College of Home Economics, Department of Food Science and Nutrition,
University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines
Prof. Barry Halliwell Senior Advisor to the President/Tan Chin Tuan Centennial Professor, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Prof. Purwiyatno Hariyadi Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia
Dr. Le Thi Hop President, Vietnam Nutrition Association (VINUTAS), Vietnam
Dr. Hamid Jan bin Jan Mohamed Associate Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics Program, School of Health Sciences,
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Prof. Geok Lin Khor Emeritus Professor, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Prof. Woon-Puay Koh Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
Dr. Matthew Lau Deputy Director, Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore
Prof. Yuan Kun Lee Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology,
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Dr. Siti Muslimatun Head of Study Program, Food Science,
Indonesia International Institute for Life Sciences, Indonesia
Prof. Anadi Nitihamyong Senior Advisor, Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Thailand
Dr. Choon Nam Ong Director, National University of Singapore Environmental Research Institute, Singapore
Dr. Roy Sparringa Senior Researcher, Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology
Senior Advisor, National Agency for Drug and Food Control, Indonesia
Prof. Songsak Srianujata Senior Advisor, Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Thailand
Mr. Jeffrey Stein Biosafety Advisor, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, USA
Prof. Songsak Srianujata Senior Advisor, Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Thailand
Prof. Paul Teng Managing Director, NIE International Pte Ltd, Singapore
Dr. Tran Khanh Van Deputy Director, Micronutrient Division, National Institute of Nutrition, Vietnam
Prof. Pattanee Winichagoon Associate Professor, Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Thailand