Ooi Kee Beng
Author, Deputy Director of ISEAS
Dr Ooi was appointed Deputy Director of ISEAS on 1 November 2011. His books include The Reluctant Politician which won the "Award of Excellence for Best Writing Published in Book Form on Any Aspect of Asia (Non-Fiction)" from the Asian Publishing Convention 2008; and Continent, Coast, Ocean: Dynamics of Regionalism in Eastern Asia, which was named "Top Academic Work" in 2008 by the ASEAN Book Publishers Association (ABPA). He is Adjunct Associate Professor at the Southeast Asian Studies Programme at the National University of Singapore, Visiting Associate Professor at the Department of Public and Social Administration at City University of Hong Kong, and Editor of Penang Economic Monthly.