Prof. Dr. Walter Wahli
Professor Walter Wahli is Professor of Metabolic Disease at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University & Imperial College London. He is also the President of the Council of the Nestle Foundation for the Study of Problems of Nutrition in the World. Prior to these appointments, Prof Wahli spent most of his scientific career at the world-renowned University of Lausanne, Switzerland. He obtained his PhD in 1977 under the guidance of Prof. Weber at the University of Berne. He has been postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Embryology, Carnegie Institution of Washington in Baltimore, USA, and Visiting associate at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, USA. He was appointed Full Professor and Director of the Institute of Animal Biology of the University of Lausanne in 1980. He is also the Founder Director of the Center for Integrative Genomics at Lausanne.
Prof Wahli is internationally recognised for his contributions to the area of energy metabolism. He is the co-discoverer of the transcription factors (PPARs), which are activated by fatty acids and eicosanoids, and has provided fundamental insights into their multifaceted functions. His discoveries contributed in advancing the understanding of the molecular signalling of these lipids, which impact most key biological processes in vertebrates, including humans. He has published close to 330 papers in top-ranking journals, book chapters and editorials. He was awarded several prizes and recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne.
Paul Clayton is a clinical pharmacologist specialising in the pharmacology of foods and food extracts. Currently a Fellow at the Institute of Food, Brain and Behaviour (Oxford), he conducts clinical and pre-clinical research on nutrition and pharmaco-nutrition. His experience also spans various academic and professional positions with organisations around the world; most notably: Senior Scientific Advisor at Zinzino (Norway), Chief Scientific Officer at Gencor Pacific (USA), Trustee at the Szechenyi Scientific Society (Hungary) and Fellowships at the Royal Society of Arts and the Royal Society of Medicine, as well as serving on the Advisory Committees of the Nutritional Therapy Council and Alliance on Natural Health in the UK.
Alongside editorial contributions at EC Nutrition, the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine and ‘Nutrition Practitioner’, Paul has published several books on nutrition including ‘Out of the Fire’, ‘Health Defence’ and the ‘Health Defence Cookbook’ (with Portia Dean) and ‘After Atkins: Atkins and Other Low-Carbohydrate Diets’. He advisesnumerous companies in the health sector and is a frequent public speaker.
Dr. Ivan Puah
Dr. Ivan Puah’s current professional appointments include Medical Director of Amaris B Clinic which he started in 2004, Medical Aesthetic Trainer for Allergan Medical Institute, and Treasurer and Executive Committee Member for the Society of Aesthetic Medicine, Singapore. He regularly travels to places like Italy, Argentina, the United States and more to receive training in treatments such as Laserlipolysis, Vaser Full Body Sculpting and Vaser Assisted High Definition Liposculpture (VAHDL) where he received personal training from Dr. Alfredo Hoyos, the pioneer of VAHDL.
Dr. Puah was also personally trained by renowned French plastic surgeon Dr. Pierre Francois Fournier on Syringe Fat Grafting, Liposculpture, APTOS thread and Curl lift in Singapore.
A graduate of the National University of Singapore (M.B.B.S.), he also has a Diploma in Acupuncture awarded by the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Singapore), which certifies him as an Acupuncturist with the Traditional Chinese Practitioners Board, Singapore. With knowledge in both Eastern and Western medicine, Dr. Puah hopes to fulfill the aesthetic and beauty aspirations as well as boosting the confidence even of more people.
Dr Jonathan Wong
Jonathan is the founder of Genesis Gym Singapore. His team of fitness and health care professionals use teamwork, technology, and modern health and fitness methods to give provide holistic health solutions to clients.
Jonathan holds a Doctor of Science degree in Holistic Medicine, and over 40 industry certifications. He is a lecturer in the science of posture correction, and has a certification in business psychology which he uses to ensure clear communication with his students, clients and team members.
He is a fitness consultant for Imagene Labs and contributed to the authoring of Imagene Labs’ OriFIT reports.
J.J. Sweeney has close to 30 years’ experience as a veteran in the fitness industry. As co-founder and Senior Vice-President of Fitness Development & Innovation at ASEAN’s leading fitness chain Celebrity Fitness, J.J. continues his lifelong dedication to learning more about the science of health and fitness from as many angles as possible. He holds a myriad of globally recognized qualifications including a Sports Science Diploma, and Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) and Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) accreditations from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Precision Nutrition Level 1. J.J. teaches courses and workshops as an authorized Master Trainer in Twist Sports Conditioning, Weck Method, IKFF, Rumble Roller, Dynamax, ViPR, BOSU, Sandbell, Equalizer, and WattBike.
Among his many accomplishments are authoring and publishing two books ‘Be Lean For Life’ (in 2014) and ‘Dream Factor – Ultimate Body Changing System’ (in 2002), winning both the New Zealand Mr. Canterbury Top Model and Mr. South Island Body Building Champs awards in 1993, and serving as Physical Coach to Alpine Ski Racer and Winter Olympic medalist Annalise Corberger and Personal Trainer to Chris Cairns (from the New Zealand Cricket Team) and record-holding New Zealand Coast to Coast winner Steve Gurney
Dr. Cheryl Kam
Dr Kam is a King’s College London graduate and has over 10 years of clinical experience in the UK and Singapore.
She particularly enjoyed her experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Neurology and Acute medicine.
She subsequently received postgraduate training at the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine, and is also trained in Advanced Nutrient Therapy and Brain Biochemistry by the Walsh Research Institute, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
She enjoys working with women, children, and those with emotional health and complex chronic health issues, using modern integrative methods to get to the root causes of disease.
Certified by the London College of Clinical Hypnotherapy, she has a good understanding of mind-body medicine, bringing depth into consultations where emotional wellness may be a limiting factor in recovery.
She works seamlessly with the team at Mint Medical Centre, and a close network of specialists, psychologists and nutritionists in bringing you to mind, body and spiritual wellness.
She regularly gives talks, workshops and writes articles to empower women as wellness advocates within their family and the wider society.
Asia Advisor to People Shores Inc on Impact Sourcing out of India and USA.
CEO of Westpac Bank Singapore and Head of Large Corporates Asia (2014-2017). Institutional Wholesale Banker with at Standard Chartered plc (2009-2012) and Deutsche Bank (2006-2009)
Chairman & CEO of Steel Group in Malaysia ( 2012-2014), CEO of 1 Group plc ( 1999-2006)
Chartered Accountant of Scotland (1986) and Singapore (2017)
A member of the Corporate Governance committee for the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and an audit committee member of Securities Investors Association of Singapore.
Dr. Ross Walker
Dr Walker has over 35 years of experience as a non-interventional cardiologist, with an extensive practice in all aspects of echocardiology and preventative cardiology on the North Shore of Sydney. He has performed over 100,000 transthoracic echocardiograms along with 50,000 stress echocardiograms and 2000 transoesophageal echocardiograms.
Dr Walker has been on the International speaking circuit for 22 years, having spoken twice to audiences of 35,000 people in Mumbai, India. In 2005, he presented to 10,000 people at the Hong Kong convention centre, for MDRT, the biggest insurance conference in the world. Dr Walker lectures for major corporations both in Australia and internationally on a regular basis.