MEET OUR FOUNDER & CEO

Paul Defries

Founding Partner & CEO

Paul Defries is a founding partner of Straits Biopharma Pte Ltd and has vast experience in commodities and finance. He has a Masters Degree in Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering and worked on the scaling FDA trials for production of Augmentin with SmithKline Beecham. Since then Paul has spent the last 25 years in Asia developing his rich commodities and banking background, making him ideally suited in understanding the growth and expansion of the business. Recently as CFO he helped design and build two waste to biogas facilities in Beijing China and is a strong advocate of sustainable operations and associated financing. He has MBA Kellogg- HKUST and vast network in Asia perfectly-suited to develop the expansion of Straits.

MEET THE TEAM

NG Kim Chuan

NG Kim Chuan

Herbalist

Mathilda D'Silva

Mathilda D'Silva

Sustainable Communities

Esther Foo

Esther Foo

Financial Analyst (CFA)

Camilla Hall

Camilla Hall

Commercial Partnerships

Valerie Kuah

Valerie Kuah

Branding & Marketing

Holly O'Keeffe

Holly O'Keeffe

Sustainability

Dr Wei Sheng Chia

Dr Wei Sheng Chia

Scientific Advisor

Minshan Zhuang

Minshan Zhuang

TCM Practitioner

MEET THE NTU MRCA RESEARCH FACULTY

A/P LI HOI YEUNG

A/P LI HOI YEUNG

P.I. Cancer

A/P KOH CHENG GEE

A/P KOH CHENG GEE

P.I. Metabolic

A/P ADAMS KONG WAI-KIN

A/P ADAMS KONG WAI-KIN

A.I. & Machine Learning

PROF. CHIBA SHUNSUKE

PROF. CHIBA SHUNSUKE

P.I. Organic Chemistry & Drug Mods

DR WILSON GOH

DR WILSON GOH

P.I. DB & Data Analytics

DR HONG YAN

DR HONG YAN

P.I. Plant Biology

DR MAREK MUTWIL

DR MAREK MUTWIL

P.I. Genomics & Proteomics

DR GOH CHYE TEE

DR GOH CHYE TEE

Director, NTU TCM Clinic

PROF JOE YOON

PROF JOE YOON

P.I. Neurodegenerative Diseases

INVESTORS

Nanyang Herbs Pte. Ltd

Nanyang Herbs Pte. Ltd

Co-Founding Investor

Blackrun Partners

Blackrun Partners

Co-Founding Investor