Tan Maw Pin is Professor in Geriatric Medicine at the University of Malaya. She qualified from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom and worked as an house officer in Derby and a Senior House Officer at the Nottingham City Hospital before moving up north to Newcastle upon Tyne to pursue her higher specialist training in geriatric medicine. She worked briefly as a consultant geriatrician at the Royal Victoria Infirmary and Freeman Hospital before returning home to Malaysia. She is the Principal Investigator of the Transforming Cognitive Frailty into Later Life Self-Sufficiency (AGELESS) programme which is funded by a Ministry of Higher Education Long Term Research Grant Scheme. Prof Tan is also the President of the Malaysian Society of Geriatric Medicine and the Honorary General Secretary of the College of Physicians of Malaysia. She is Academic Editor to PLOS ONE and Associate Editor to Frontiers in Medicine. In addition, she has founded the University of Malaya spin-off, ACT4Health Sdn Bhd, and as Medical Director of the Genting Dementia Day Care Centre and Managed Care Services Sdn Bhd.