Hui-Ling is a research scientist by training before transissioning to the adminstrative role. Functioning as the bridge internally within the programme and externally with national and industrial partners, she works in close liasion with Centre Admistration Team for clinical trial/study coordination, public/patient engagement, event organisation and financial management. Hui-Ling has a PhD (Dr. rer. nat) in Genetics from the University of Cologne, Germany and worked as postdoctoral scientist for 6 years in research fields of DNA damage response and oncology. She was also seconded as scientific analyst for the project "Cancer Screening in Europe" by Science Advice for Policy by European Academies.