Meet Our Writers
Our magazine, Living in Singapore, wouldn't exist without the hard work and dedication of our writers. We thank them for providing us with such wonderful content for each issue.
Asif R. Chowdhury
Asif is part of the executive management team of a global semiconductor company and has
written for various magazines and trade journals. Asif spent four years as an expatriate in
Tokyo, Japan, and three years in Seoul, South Korea, which led him to travel extensively in
those countries and across the region. He currently lives in Singapore with his wife and son, while his daughter is working in his home state of Texas.
Julian Abraham Chua
Julian Abraham Chua is a serial entrepreneur and freelance writer who is passionate about crafting content around lifestyle, business, technology, fitness & wellness, self-improvement and sports, among other subject matters. He combines his business experience and love for writing to provide readers with insights and balanced perspectives across a range of topics.
John is a US citizen and an avid explorer with a passion for travel journalism and photography. He has visited more than 65 countries, including the entire Far East of Asia. He has written for The Straits Times, Shanghai Daily, The Armenian Mirror-Spectator, My Paper, The
American Women’s Club of Korea and the in-flight magazine of Royal Bhutan Airlines.
Richard is the Managing Director of Transcarta and a freelance writer for Today,
Challenge, The Asian Banker and other media, as well as corporate clients. He is
also the author of Changing Lanes, Changing Lives. Richard is a consultant in retail
banking, focusing on payments strategy and efficiency, with more than 20 years of
experience in Asia.
Agi Heale is an experienced Certified Professional Coach and Founder of Westbourne Associates, where she runs coaching programs, assessments and workshops to help clients feel calm, confident and operate at their best. Agi has suffered from anxiety on and off throughout her life, and had a bout of panic attacks in 2014. Using this book’s simple techniques, she learned how to manage her anxiety and has not had a panic attack since that time. Agi now lives in Singapore and spends her “free-time” with her husband chasing after her young kids in the Lion City.
Dee is the Founder of The Butterfly Letters, a publishing company that publishes stories told through physical letters. She is a Career Coach, Certified Futurist and Long Term Analyst™, with 20 years of experience working in the recruitment sector in Asia and Europe. As a best-selling Author and qualified copywriter, she writes for the American Association of Singapore and Expat Living Magazine, and as a
certified Trainer she consults with individuals and corporations.
Former residents of America but currently based in Singapore, Lily and her daughter, Tess, traverse the world regularly as a mother-daughter team. Lily is involved in media and diplomacy while Tess is a kindergartener and the only one known to study the safety instruction cards before every flight.
Marc is certified with Berlitz as a Cultural Orientations Approach Practitioner. A Fort Wayne native, Indiana University graduate and US Army vet, he is married to a Singaporean and has been living here for a number of years. He has two children, ages 19 and 11.