Professor Teng is Managing Director & Dean, NIE International Pte. Ltd., and concurrently Adjunct Senior Fellow, Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, both entities of Nanyang Technological University Singapore. He is also Senior Adviser (AgriFood)
to A*STAR Singapore, and additionally advises, pro bono, several regional organisations. Paul previously held leadership positions in the Worldfish Centre, the International Rice Research Institute, Monsanto Company and U.S. universities
(Minnesota, Hawaii). Professor Paul Teng is internationally recognized for his expertise in tropical agrifood systems and food security. He is also expert in agricultural technology including biotechnology, Smart/Precision farming and Integrated Pest
Management. He has researched and taught in North America, Africa and Asia, and has published over fifteen books and over two hundred technical papers. Paul obtained his B.Agric. Sc (Hons) and Ph.D. from Lincoln College, University of Canterbury,
NZ. He is a Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences and and has an Honorary D.Sc. from Murdoch University, Australia.