Our Team

Trained as both scientists and communications specialists, we are well-versed in the technical jargon of scientists, but also skilled at conversing effectively with a mainstream audience. Our editorial team is seasoned from working on Asian Scientist Magazine, a print and online magazine that covers R&D in Asia. No one is better positioned than Asian Scientist Intelligence to communicate with scientists, making us the PR partner of choice for science-based organizations hoping to engage the region.

MANAGING DIRECTOR

MAX PHUA

 

Max directs the long-term strategy and operational performance of the company as the managing director of Asian Scientist Intelligence. He is also the managing director of World Scientific Publishing Company, which is headquartered in Singapore and has offices in New Jersey, London and Shanghai.

MANAGING EDITOR

REBECCA TAN

 

Rebecca completed her PhD degree at the National University of Singapore, where she studied how macrophages integrate multiple signals from the toll-like receptor system. As managing editor of Asian Scientist Intelligence, she handles client relationships and the day-to-day operations of the company.

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

JULIANA CHAN

 

Juliana received her PhD degree in biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US, where she worked on nanoparticle drug delivery for cardiovascular disease. She is a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum and the editor-in-chief of Asian Scientist Intelligence.

SENIOR DESIGNER

LAM OI KEAT (‘KIT’)

 

Kit received her BA (Hons) in Visual Communication at the School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Specializing in publication design, past projects include Biblioasia for the National Library Board. At Asian Scientist Intelligence, she works on turning every client brief into visually-appealing designs and illustrations.

EDITOR

SIM SHUZHEN

 

Shuzhen received her PhD degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA, where she studied the immune response of mosquito vectors to dengue virus. At Asian Scientist Intelligence, she hopes to inspire excitement about science through her writing.

ASSISTANT EDITOR

JEREMY CHAN

 

Jeremy received his PhD degree from Nanyang Technological University Singapore, where he studied the role of the tumor microenvironment in cancer progression. Through his writing, he helps our clients to translate their communication needs into interesting and accessible stories.

JUNIOR DESIGNER

ALLAN CHAN

 

Allan received his BFA (Hons) in Visual Communication from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He has worked with various lifestyle brands on digital branding. At Asian Scientist Intelligence, he helps our clients on digital branding projects such as videos, social media campaigns and animations.