Chief Executive Officer
Asia BioBusiness Pte. Ltd
Andrew Powell graduated from the University of Edinburgh with honors in Biology and obtained his PhD from the University of Calgary, Canada. He has held research and academic positions at the University of Guelph, Canada; the National Institute for Health Sciences in Tokyo and Tsukuba, Japan; and the National University of Singapore. He has worked as a consultant since 1995 assisting a wide range of clients from both the public and private sectors in their activities in biotechnology across East Asia, ANZ, and South America. He founded Asia BioBusiness with Professor Paul Teng in 2005. Dr. Powell also is an expert in risk communication and has provided training and advice to both public and private sector clients all around the Pacific Rim. He is on the Advisory Committee of The Scientific American/BioIndustry Organization Worldview Publication and the advisory board for Syngenta’s Rice Bowl Index.
Session 4B: An Analysis of Food Security Policy and Governance in APEC Economies