Kwan Jin Yao

Jin Yao, Kwan is a first-year PhD student who graduated from a concurrent degree programme at the National University of Singapore (NUS), receiving his Bachelor of Business Administration from the NUS Business School and his Master in Public Policy from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP). He graduated as valedictorian of his 2017 class at LKYSPP, and he previously worked for the Asia Philanthropy Circle.

Kwan’s research interests include children, adolescents, and families, and in particular on parenting and caregiving arrangements as well as the positive development of (at-risk) youths. He also has broader interests in the social and public policies governing the non-profit and philanthropy sector in Singapore and in Asia.