Lay Hwee Yeo

Head of the European Union Institute, National University of Singapore

Dr. Yeo Lay Hwee is director of the European Union Centre in Singapore and senior research fellow at the Singapore Institute of International Affairs. She is also adjunct research fellow in the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies and International Fellow at the Contemporary Europe Research Centre (CERC), University of Melbourne, and teaches part time at the National University of Singapore. Lay Hwee has worked in the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts. She also taught at the University of Macau from 1992 to 1994, and worked in various think tanks including the Institute of Policy Studies in Singapore and the Danish Institute of International Affairs in Denmark. An international relations expert, she participates actively both in policy dialogue, research and in academic workshops and conferences. Her research interests revolve around comparative regionalism; ASEAN and EU; and the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) process.

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