Big data perspective
Geo-economics data published in The Edge Malaysia, The Edge Singapore, 2018
Khor Reports is brought to you by Segi Enam Advisors Pte Ltd, led by its principal, Ms Yu Leng KHOR.
Yu Leng is an Oxford University and LSE-trained business economist. She grew up in Mahathir’s Malaysia and Suharto’s Indonesia. She has worked in finance, agribusiness and infrastructure with a Southeast Asia focus; combining big data-geospatial analytics, social listening, deep-dive market intelligence and risk analysis in her work. In commodities her focus is sustainable supply-chains and trade. She is a political-economist on mobility and leads projects on culture and natural capital. She is Advisor to Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots in Malaysia.
Yu Leng has several affiliations: at the Singapore Institute of International Affairs on sustainability projects; at Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots Malaysia, at Institut Pondok Perancis, Kuala Lumpur. She was Visiting Fellow at the ISEAS-Yushof Ishak Institute of Singapore (2013), Research Associate at the Institute of China Studies, University Malaya (2017-2019), regional Research Head for agro-commodity economic consultant LMC International Ltd (2014-2017; advising Fortune 500 global brand names and commodity groups), and a lead economist on the 2017 palm oil study for the EU Commission. Yu Leng has articles and book chapters published about smallholder socio-economics, rural voting behaviour, China and regional development. Her latest research interests include: (i) the politics of floods and fires, (ii) the policy and big data evolution of sustainable supply-chains, (iii) Sino-ASEAN deals and China offshoring trends ("一带一路” 为东南亚).
She has presented her work to academia and business forums, and she is on expert panels for UNIDO, banks and fund managers (Singapore & Hong Kong). Her commentaries are featured in regional and international media outlets, including Channel News Asia.
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