Clarissa graduated from the National University of Singapore with a major in Cell & Molecular Biology and thereafter pursued her Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK.
She is a seasoned executive with niche in regional business development, brand building and marketing management. She has been appointed to positions in both multi-national and local organizations with global and regional business interests in the FMCG and Consumer Healthcare industries. These companies include established organizations like Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, and Glanbia to name a few. With more than 20 years of experience, Clarissa has proven results in executing cross-cultural marketing strategies instrumental in driving significant growth in the sales and profit of the organizations she has worked for.
On the personal front, Clarissa is an avid sports enthusiast. With her competitive swimming and track & field background during her schooling days, she took her love for sports to a different spectrum upon graduation – Endurance Sports. She has competed in more than 100 endurance races since 2005 like half marathons and biathlons/aquathlons. Her recent sports achievements include 1st placing in the Ultra Aquathlon 2015 (Women’s category), 2nd placing in the Singapore National Aquathlon 2015 (Women’s Overall National category) and 1st placing in the Tri-Factor AquaRun Challenge 2016 (Veteran Women’s category).