The Faces Behind The Brand

Editorial

CLEO - Claire Starkey

Editor-in-Chief - Claire Starkey

My job is… working with the CLEO team to create the witty, pretty, all-round excellent content you read in print, online and everywhere else.

My guilty pleasure is…  I would say ice cream and Dance Moms, but to be honest, there’s very little guilt involved in either…

Senior Art Director - Tan Lin Kuan

My job is… working with the Editor-in-Chief  to produce a competitive editorial product. I lead a team of designers in laying out the pages and set the design direction.

My guilty pleasure is … staying in and eating and sleeping in bed all day…

Senior Designer - Sheryl Seah

My job is… trying to create awesome layouts. But most of the time, all I do is kerning.

My guilty pleasure is… sneakers and cuddly kittens.

Designer - Leong Li Yuan

My job is … creating nice layouts, GIFs, illustrations and sometimes, even helping out as a part-time model.

My guilty pleasure is… shopping!

Senior Beauty Editor - Cynthia Chew

My job is… to keep our readers and beauty junkies up to date on the hottest beauty trends.

My guilty pleasure is… matte lipsticks.

Fashion Director - Janice Pidduck

My job involves..  conceptualising shoots, features and convincing the Editor-in-Chief that my weird and wonderful fashion ideas will really work!

Fashion Stylist/Writer - Cheryl Chan

My job is… the fashion voice, arms and legs of the magazine. I also advise people to buy one too many chokers.

My guilty pleasure is… super trashy reality TV shows from the UK that cause your brain cells to deplete as you watch them.

Sub-editor - Syafii Ghazali

My job is… checking and editing all written content, making sure it’s accurate, easy to read, and grammatically sound. I’m also CLEO’s resident tech geek.

My guilty pleasure is… cheesy pop songs, especially on karaoke nights!

Features Writer - Sophie Hong

My job is… covering lifestyle and entertainment stories for CLEO.

My guilty pleasure is… Overwatch. Damn you, Blizzard Entertainment.

Digital Writer - Hidayah Idris

My job is… my job makes for a great excuse to watch YouTube videos, catch up on celeb goss and do online shopping.

My guilty pleasure is… EXO’s Kyungsoo. Not too guilty about it, though. And cute cat videos, but I try not to admit that lest my cat gets jealous.

Editorial Assistant - Adora Wong

My job is… doing lots of stuff for CLEO.

My guilty pleasure is… sleeping in on moon days. It’s great.

Marketing

Director of Marketing and Circulation - Lin Shaomei

My job is… dealing with numbers and stats, and a lot of talking.

My guilty pleasure is… my daily Kopi Si.

Marketing Manager - Imelda Koh

My job is… challenging myself each day to bring out the best in my team to bring you the greatest experience from CLEO.

My guilty pleasure is… getting into couch potato mode after the completion of a CLEO event.

Marketing Assistant - Gina Chua

My job is... creating and executing marketing campaigns to engage you to know more about CLEO!

My guilty pleasure is… bubble tea. I’m addicted!

Marketing Assistant - Wong Jia Min

My job is… Marketing Minion, who assists in all things that markets CLEO to the masses.

My guilty pleasure is… watching Mean Girls way too many times.

Advertising

Head of Sales and Marketing - Gwendolyn Ho

Advertising Director - Sandra Chua

My job is… making $$$ for the company!

My guilty pleasure is... online shopping!

Senior Account Manager - Tasha Nicole

My job is… to develop new business accounts, service existing clients’ portfolio, and to recommend and customise the best platforms available for the benefit of clients.

My guilty pleasure is… sleeping late.

CLEO- Tricia Chen

Account Executive - Tricia Chan

My job is… being the key point of contact between CLEO and its corporate clients, answering queries, offering expert advice and introducing new products.

My guilty pleasure is… chocolate! It’s my ultimate weakness!

Management

Tara Barker - CLEO

Group Editor - Tara Barker

My job is… organising, scheduling, preparing invoices, strategising… But I also write some posts on sex and relationships – and that’s fun!

My guilty pleasure is… looking for decor and DIY pics on social media. I get all inspired… then realise I’d rather look at other people’s efforts.

Eileen Chia - CLEO

Head of Digital and Integrated Solutions - Eileen Chia

My job is… helping clients navigate their way through our platforms of print, digital and social; and work with the sales, editorial and marketing teams to ensure a seamless experience and engagement of the CLEO brand and content.

My guilty pleasure is… eating potato chips while reading in bed (ideally on a rainy day).