Senior Research Fellow, University of Cambridge; Associate Fellow, International Institute for Strategic Studies. Has held fellowships at Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, the Harvard Kennedy School, the Harvard Law School, the Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Works on the politics, law and security of the Asia-Pacific region, with a focus on the South China Sea dispute. Also studies nationalism and race and religious relations in South-East Asia. Advocate and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore. Member, Global Future Council on International Security, World Economic Forum. Former: Editor-in-Chief, Cambridge Review of International Affairs and Singapore Law Review; Senior Producer, television news station in Asia. Has written for leading publications and broadsheets and has been interviewed by and quoted in various broadcast and print media.