Verleen is the Chief Food Fighter and Co-founder at Alchemy Foodtech, a Singapore government-backed food science company.
Passionate about food science and its impact on health outcomes, she co-founded Alchemy Foodtech to work on food innovation that "Empowers Healthier Meals" through everyday foods, to help improve the management and reduce the risk of chronic diseases like diabetes.
Her work as CTO gave rise to the company's patented flagship product, Alchemy Fibre™. Alchemy Fibre™ has been tested and proven to work with all carb-based foods to confer health attributes, such as increasing fibre and lowering the glycemic index (GI) of foods without compromising on taste.
Verleen is relentless in her research and is continuously working on new innovations that can make a positive impact on human health.
The judges were highly impressed with Verleen's commitment to improving health outcomes, her technological and innovation skills, and her dedication to creating commercial products that can have a beneficial impact on consumers, while still enabling them to eat the foods they enjoy.