Dr Lee Ching Li is a dietitian and senior lecturer at the International Medical University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She is also the Programme Director of the Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes Management and Education course at IMU. She holds a PhD in Medical & Health Sciences, a MSc in Community Nutrition, and Sc (Hons) in Dietetics. She has two decades’ worth of experience working as a dietitian and is a sought-after speaker in the area of diet, obesity and diabetes at scientific conferences, continuous medical education to doctors, pharmacists and nurses, as well as nutrition education talks and workshops to the general public. As part of her undergraduate teaching activities, she facilitates the use of patient-centred counselling techniques as part of the nutrition care process. She is also actively involved in the research area of diabetes, obesity, behaviour change and dietetic education. She currently provides dietary counselling services at the IMU Healthcare Medical Clinic. She is a member of several professional organizations including the Malaysian Dietitians’ Association, Malaysian Diabetes Educators Society, and Malaysian Association for the Study of Obesity. Her most recent contributions at the national level include the 2021 Malaysian Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (6th Edition) and the Malaysian Credentialled Diabetes Educators Working Group (2020 - Present).