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:

Assoc. Prof. Cecilia Cristina Santos-Acuin
Associate Professor, Institute of Human Nutrition and Food, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines

Emeritus Prof. Aman Wirakartakusumah
Emeritus Professor, Food Science and Technology, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia

Prof. David Cameron-Smith
Principal Senior Investigator, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore.

Emeritus Prof. Corazon Barba
Emeritus Professor, Institute of Human Nutrition and Food, College of Human Ecology, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines

Dr. Andrew Bartholomaeus
CEO, Bartcrofts Pty Ltd, Australia

Assoc. Prof. Sakarindr Bhumiratana
President, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonhuri, Thailand

Dr. Paul Brent
Director and Principal Scientific Consultant, Global Food and Chemical Risk Assessment and Risk Management Solutions, Australia

Dr. Mario Capanzana
Director,Department of Science & Technology, Food and Nutrition Research Institute, Philippines

Dr. Lay Ching Chai
Senior Lecturer, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Malaya, Malaysia

Prof. Sushila Chang
Vice Chancellor, University of Fiji, Fiji

Prof. Michael Chia 
Professor, NIE International Pte Ltd, Singapore

Prof. Lynne Cobiac
Deputy Director and Science Director, Health and Biosecurity, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia

Prof. Dedi Fardiaz
Professor, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia

Dr. Rodolfo Florentino
Resident Advisor and Former Chairman-President, Nutrition Foundation of the Philippines, Philippines

Prof. 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

Emeritus Prof. Richard Head
Emeritus Professor, Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Australia

Prof. Christiani Jeyakumar Henry
Director, Clinical Nutrition Research Centre-A*STAR, Singapore

Prof. Le Thi Hop
President, Vietnam Nutrition Association (VINUTAS), Vietnam

Emeritus 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

Assoc. Prof. Jason Lee
Research Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Assoc. Prof. Yuan Kun Lee
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore

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

Assoc. Prof. Hamid Jan bin Jan Mohamed
Associate Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics Program, School of Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Dr. Siti Muslimatun
Head of Study Program, Food Science, Indonesia International Institute for Life Sciences, Indonesia

Asst. Prof. Anadi Nitithamyong
Senior Advisor, Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Thailand

Prof. Choon Nam Ong
Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Emeritus Prof. Andrew Sinclair
Emeritus Professor, Deakin University, Australia

Dr. Roy Sparringa
Senior Advisor, Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology, Indonesia

Dr. Songsak Srianujata
Senior Advisor, Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Thailand

Mr. Dean Stockwell
Director and Principal, Dean Stockwell Consulting Ltd, New Zealand

Dr. Celeste Tanchoco
Country Coordinator, ILSI SEA Region Philippine Country Committee, Philippines

Dr. E Siong Tee
President, Nutrition Consultant, TES NutriHealth Strategic Consultancy, Malaysia

Prof. Paul Teng
Managing Director and Dean, NIE International Pte Ltd, Singapore

Assoc. Prof. Emorn Udomkesmalee
Associate Professor and Former Director, Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University Thailand

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