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Carlos Velasco has joined the Society. He is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Imagineering Institute, Iskandar, Malaysia. He holds a D.Phil. in Experimental Psychology from Oxford University.

His academic research focuses on applied crossmodal perception and he has managed and developed several projects for over 50 local and multinational companies in a range of topics including consumer behaviour, marketing, innovation, multisensory experience design, food and drink, packaging, film, branding, and advertising.


Shujing Chung has joined the Society. She is a current undergraduate reading Natural Sciences at Robinson College. She says she loves travelling, eating and taking photos.






Chong Su Li has joined the society. Su Li is currently a senior lecturer in Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Perak, Malaysia. She teaches writing and communication skills to undergraduates as well as research methodology to graduate students of the university.

She is interested in research on reading. Her academic journey began in the 90s in Universiti Malaya where she received her B.Edu (TESL) and MA (Literature). Later, she went on to receive her MPhil and PhD in Education from St. Edmund’s College, Cambridge in 2011 and 2014 respectively. Whilst in Cambridge, Su Li was a member of St. Edmund’s College Chapel choir. She remembers her time (and the scores) fondly!

Tee Boon Tuan has joined the Society. He is is a Senior Lecturer in Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM). Tee received his BSc (Hons.) Mechanical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2001 and MSc. Advanced Mechanical Engineering from University of Sussex, UK in 2005.

He graduated from University of Cambridge in 2012 with PhD Degree in Engineering. He has been awarded St Edmund’s College Commonwealth Trust Research Award and Cambridge Philosophical Society Research Award for his PhD research project on turbulent boundary layers. He is currently the head of Efficient Energy & Thermal Management System Research Group (EFFECTS), Centre for Advanced Research on Energy (CARe), UTeM.

Nik Zarifah Anis has joined the Society. She is currently an Associate at Wong & Partners in Kuala Lumpur, a member firm of Baker & McKenzie International. Nik read law at the International Islamic University of Malaysia and graduated with a First Class Honours. She also holds a Masters Degree in Law (BCL) from St. Catherine's College, University of Oxford in 2010. Nik was called to the Malaysian Bar and was admitted to practice in the High Court of Malaya in April 2010. She obtained the French certificate of Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne with a mention très bien in 2013.

Frank Hardee (PPE, Oriel 2004-2007) has joined the Society. Frank is a schoolmaster at Marlborough College Malaysia in Nusajaya in Johor State. In addition to teaching Economics he is the school's University Guidance Counsellor and advises the students on how and where to apply to university in a variety of different countries.

Since leaving Oxford, Frank gained his PGCE at the University of Buckingham and taught for four years at Cranleigh School in Surrey, England. He then went to help start up NLCS's overseas school on Jeju Island South Korea before joining the Marlborough team.

In his spare time, Frank is a keen traveller and avid follower of politics. In 2008 he was a part of the Obama election campaign team in Virginia helping to organise a mass pre-election rally. He has also represented the United Kingdom and a number of world debating championships as an adjudicator.

He is afraid to admit that he is also a massive Eurovision Song Contest fan – having been to three events live. He reports that living out in Asia has made things difficult but has made the effort every year to get up in the middle of the night to watch the event! He looks forward to connecting with the Oxbridge network here in Malaysia.


Sara Velezmoro has joined the Society. Sara graduated with a BA in Economics from the University of Cambridge in 2014. She is currently Country Editor at The Business Year, an international research and publishing firm, and moved to Malaysia in November. Sara recently spent several months in Qatar and has previously lived in Paris and Madrid, where she is from originally.