Scientific Advisors

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. Anadi Nitithamyong President, Food Science and Technology, Association of Thailand (FoSTAT), Thailand
Dr. Andrew Bartholmaeus CEO, Bartcrofts Pty Ltd, Australia
Emeritus Prof. Andrew Sinclair Professor Emeritus, Deakin University, Australia
Prof. Barry Halliwell Distinguished Professor, Department of Biochemistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Assoc. Prof. Cecilia Christina Santos-Acuin Associate Professor, Institute of Human Nutrition and Food, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines
Dr. Celeste Tanchoco Scientist III, Food and Nutrition Research Institute, Department of Science and Technology, Philippines
Prof. David Cameron-Smith Professor, Food Innovation, University of Newcastle, Australia
Mr. Dean Stockwell Director and Principal, Dean Stockwell Consulting Ltd, New Zealand
Emeritus Prof. Andrew Sinclair Professor Emeritus, Deakin University, Australia
Prof. Dedi Fardiaz Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology, IPB University, Indonesia
Prof. Hamid Jan Bin Jan Mohamed Professor, School of Health Sciences,
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Dr. Jason Kai Wei Lee Associate Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Dr. Lay Ching Chai Associate Professor, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Prof. Le Thi Hop President, Vietnam Association for Intellectual Women, Vietnam
Dr. Lynn Frewer Professor, Food and Society, Centre for Rural Economy, Newcastle University, UK
Dr. Mahenderan Appukutty Associate Professor, Faculty of Sports Science & Recreation, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia
Dr. Mario Capanzana Research and Development Leader, Department of Science and Technology, University of the Immaculate Conception, Philippines
Dr. Matthew Lau Director, Strategy, Industry & Projects, Bioprocessing Technology Institute, A*STAR, Singapore
Prof. Michael Chia Professor, Department of Physical Education & Sports Science, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Prof. Choon Nam Ong Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Dr. Pattanee Winichagoon Associate Professor, Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Thailand
Dr. Paul Brent Director and Principal Scientific Consultant, Global Food and Chemical Risk Assessment and Risk Management Solutions, Australia
Prof. Purwiyatno Hariyadi Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology, IPB University, Indonesia
Prof. Richard Head Emeritus Professor, Health Sciences, University of South Australia/Affiliate Professor, Pharmacology, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Dr. Rodolfo Florentino Resident Advisor, Nutrition Foundation of the Philippines, Philippines
Dr. Roy Sparringa Senior Advisor, Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology, Indonesia
Dr. Sakarindr Bhumiratana President and Associate Professor, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand
Dr. Siti Muslimatun Head, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition Study Program, Indonesia International Institute for Life Sciences, Indonesia
Dr. Songsak Srianujata Senior Advisor, Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Thailand
Dr. Tran Khanh Van Vice Head, Department of Micronutrients, National Institute of Nutrition, Vietnam
Dr. Widjaja Lukito Principal Investigator, Human Nutrition Research Center, Indonesian Medical Education and Research Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
Prof. Woon Puay Koh Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Dr. Yuan Kun Lee Associate Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore