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 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. Paul Teng, Managing Director, NIE International Pte Ltd, Singapore

Dr. Tran Khanh Van, Deputy Director, Micronutrient Division, National Institute of Nutrition, Vietnam

Assoc. Prof. Pattanee Winichagoon, Associate Professor, Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Thailand

Dr. Widjaja Lukito, Advisor, SEAMEO Regional Center for Food and Nutrition, Indonesia