SPEAKERS’ INFORMATION

Marlene Lee
Introduction:
Board member, MSF Hong Kong

Dr Marlene Lee is a US-trained clinical psychologist. Originally from Malaysia, she has been based in Singapore for the past twelve years. From 2007-2009, Dr Lee was a full-time volunteer field worker with MSF. As a field psychologist, she developed and implemented community-based mental health programs, trained and supervised local counsellors, and provided psychosocial support to victims of armed conflict in Kashmir, India, and Yambio, South Sudan. In addition, she was part of the emergency intervention team for the 2008 Sichuan earthquake in China, 2008 Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar, and the 2009 Padang earthquake in Indonesia.
Lim Chin Siah
Introduction:
Dr Lim Chin Siah is currently a Consultant in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Singapore General Hospital. He volunteers with Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders; he has been to MSF missions in countries like Yemen and Afghanistan, and was awarded a Healthcare Humanity Award by the Courage Fund of Singapore in 2016 for his humanitarian work.
Wong Li Wai
Introduction:
Li Wai is a Singaporean nurse graduated from Nanyang Polytechnic. In 2011, she obtained a Professional Diploma in Tropical Nursing in Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

Before joining for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), she was a staff nurse at Institute of Mental Health for three years.

She became a full-time field worker with MSF in 2012. Her first assignment with the organisation was to work in an HIV/AIDS project in remote communities of Zambia, southern Africa. It was followed by a nine-month assignment in medical emergency aid at the youngest country South Sudan.

During the peak of Ebola epidemic in West Africa in 2014, Li Wai is one of the international staff of MSF from the region who heed the call to help fight Ebola in Sierra Leone. She is part of MSF Ebola emergency response team twice. On her first stint, as a nurse, she was in-charge to care for Ebola patients in the Ebola management centre along with national staff.
Alvin Teo
Introduction:
Alvin Teo graduated with a Bachelors of Pharmacy in 2010 and is a registered pharmacist in Malaysia. He joined MSF in 2013 as project pharmacist in a refugee camp in South Sudan and has since been a part of MSF’s humanitarian projects in Syria, Pakistan and Ukraine.
He completed his Masters of Public Health at the National University of Singapore recently.