Sheryl Foo (Southeast Asia)

Director & Founder 

Sheryl has researched and worked extensively in ASEAN, in particular Indonesia and Myanmar. Her primary interest lies in promoting and facilitating trade and business relations between ASEAN and other emerging markets. At ALC, she is responsible for developing strategic partnerships, managing and sourcing projects in Southeast Asia. She has received two research fellowships and is a Fellow of the US State Department. 


Zuhaili Marican

Chief Secretary


Zuhaili oversees the management of the administrative aspects of ALC. He also assists the other director in business development and other projects.



Shermin Chan (Latin America)

Director & Founder

Shermin was a recipient of the Santander Bank Scholarship. She has business development and sales experiences with a global consultancy network, and previously supported the organisation of the World Cities Summit in Bilbao, Spain. She is currently based in Mexico City to expand ALC's Latin American network, particularly in the logistics and energy industries. She will be working on research initiatives on the recent energy reform in Mexico. 

Cephas Tan

Head of Corporate and Governmental Relations



Cephas has worked with various Ministries and MNC's to spearhead projects and conferences in the region, especially in Singapore, Cambodia and Indonesia. He has established and maintained corporate relations with the media, embassies, airlines, banks and various consultancy groups. He is in charge of handling corporate relations, and strategising entrepreneurship and partnership opportunities for ALC.