Melinda supports Eurasia Group's Southeast Asia coverage, focusing on frontier markets in this dynamic and diverse region. Based in the Singapore office, she also helps clients address a variety of cross-sectoral issues.
Prior to joining Eurasia Group, Melinda spent four years with the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where she monitored regional political developments and international economic and trade issues. As part of her role, she also helped manage Singapore's bilateral relations with Southeast Asian countries, which involved preparing for and participating in meetings with political leaders from around the world. Melinda earned a double bachelor's degree in business and social sciences from the Singapore Management University. Like most Singaporeans, Melinda always enjoys a good meal, and she hopes to be able to cook one some day as well.