External Examiners

Prof. Kenneth Lee

Prof. Carlos Ascenso André

Programme examined: Biomedical Technology – Pharmacy Technology (Bachelor's degree)

Professor Kenneth Lee is Professor and Head of Pharmacy in Monash University Malaysia. Before moving to Malaysia he was Professor and Associate Director (External Affairs) of the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s (CUHK) School of Pharmacy where he was one of the founding members and had subsequently worked for 18 years. He was appointed as a Justice of the Peace by the Hong Kong Government in 2003 for his services to the community.

Professor Lee is widely recognised as one of the pioneers in pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research in Asia focusing on comparative effectiveness research, health technology assessment, and healthcare policy development. He served as Adjunct Professor of the CUHK School of Pharmacy, and Honorary Professor of the University of Hong Kong School of Public Health from 2010-2013. During 2008-2011 he was also appointed as Visiting Professor of the University of London School of Pharmacy. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed international journals and has been author/editor of several textbook chapters. He has been the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medical Economics since 2006 and serves on the editorial board of a number of international journals including Value in Health. He has been recently appointed as the Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Malaysian Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MyMAP) project, a collaborative project between Monash University and the Prime Minister’s Office of Malaysia.

Professor Lee has served in a number of positions in the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR). He was the major driving force and later a founding member of the first ISPOR regional consortium – ISPOR Asia Consortium established in 2004. He served as president of the Consortium from 2006-2008. Before this, he also spearheaded and became the founding chair of the first ISPOR local chapter in Asia – ISPOR Hong Kong Chapter in 1999. Currently he is one of the co-editors of Value in Health Regional Issue, an official publication of ISPOR. In May 2012 he was elected as a member of the ISPOR Board of Directors for 2012-2014.