The APPES council is elected at the biennial meeting at the AGM and represent the society until the general meeting in 2 years time.  Council members are eligible for re-election for a 2nd term, and beyond that if they change position within the council.

The council meets face to face once a year and by telephone hookup 2-3 times per year and the executive additionally meets in between as required. Please feel free to approach these individuals at any time with ideas for the society. As a new society, we need your input and look forward to hearing from you.

APPES Secretariat

APPES now has a new Secretariat office based in Japan.  It is suggested that all correspondence is directed through the secretariat office via:

Current Council 2018 – 2020

  Name Country Position  


Muhammad Yazid Jalaludin Malaysia President
Reiko Horikawa Japan Treasurer
Yung Seng Lee Singapore President Elect
Junfen Fu China Secretary
Suttipong Wacharasindhu Thailand Immediate Past President


Yan Liang China Council
Sylvia Estrada Philippines Council
Jin-Ho Choi South Korea Council
Jeerunda Santiprabhob Thailand Council
Noriyuki Namba Japan Council

Scientific Meeting Chair
Fauzia Mohsin Bangladesh Council
Anju Seth India Council
Harjoedi Adji Tjahjono Indonesia Council


Maria Craig Australia Co-opted
Paul Hofman New Zealand Co-opted
Tony Huynh Australia Fellows school convenor
PikTo Cheung Hong Kong Co-opted