Dr. Tan Soek Siam is a senior consultant in the Department of Hepatology, Selayang Hospital (Malaysia). She was the head of department and head of hepatology service in MOH up until 2017. Dr. Tan graduated from Trinity College, Dublin (Ireland) with honours in Medicine. She did her fellowship in hepatology in Kuala Lumpur Hospital, and also received training in the Institute of Liver Study at King’s College Hospital, United Kingdom. She had received several awards for her clinical service and her research work from local and international bodies. Dr Tan is the Immediate Past President of the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, a member of the College of Physicians at the Academy of Medicine in Malaysia and a fellow of the Academy and a member of the Malaysian Transplant Society. She is a member of the Asia Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL)-ACLF working party, the APASL-ACLF Research Consortium (AARC). She had authored more than forty publications in peer review journals, a few book chapters and a reviewer for several peer review journals. She is a member of the editorial board of the journal Hepatology International. She has experience as organiser and faculty member of several clinical and research meetings at national and international conferences.