Team

Alex Lew, editor, graduated from St. Hugh’s College, University of Oxford with an MBA. Alex started his career in the Singapore Economic Development Board, and has worked in banks and fintech start-ups. He is also a CFA Charterholder.

Joelyn Chan, deputy editor, pursued a Double Degree in Accountancy and Business at Nanyang Technological University. Having grown up in tiny Singapore, she is intrigued by world happenings and its ability to transcend geographical boundaries.

John Pennington, senior writeris an English freelance journalist, writer, and a self-published author. He graduated from the University of Warwick with a Bachelor’s degree in French and History in 2006 before embarking on a teaching career. He enjoys travelling, walking and cooking.

Oliver Ward, senior writer, studied History at the University of Leeds, specializing in the Vietnam and Korean Wars. He now writes about foreign policy and politics in Southeast Asia. Oliver’s interests include trade, economics and religious and ethnic issues.

Loke Hoe Yeong, writerwas formerly Associate Fellow at the European Union Centre in Singapore, and is a researcher on ASEAN and EU affairs.

Timothy Foot, writer, is a freelance journalist working on politics and business. He graduated with BA and MPhil degrees in Classics from Merton College, University of Oxford.

Li Jie Yan, China correspondent, graduated from Qingdao University of Science & Technology with a Bachelor’s degree.