About us > Board of Directors


The Founder and CEO of the Nanotechnology World Association, Marine Le Bouar, worked for 20 years in International Sales & Business Development before devoting herself entirely to her true passion: nanotechnology.​ Over the past few years, she has built a solid network of professionals in the industry, and is now bringing them together in this resourceful association.​ She is regularly called upon by governmental agencies or large investment funds across the world to provide them with her unique take on the pulse of this industry, and to provide her vision of the next few years as the nanotechnology future unfolds.


Marine Le Bouar

Nanotechnology World Association

Prof. Castro Neto is a world expert in graphene and 2D materials. He is a fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He received several international awards: Kramers Chair Professor of Theoretical Physics, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Lee Hsun Award, Distinguished Visiting Chair Professor, Graphene Innovation Award, Gordon Godfrey Professor, Miller Professor, Fellow of the American Physical Society, Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, University of California Regents Fellow, 11 th Ross J. Martin Award

Director, Centre for Advanced 2D Materials
Distinguished Professor, Department of Material Science Engineering
Distinguished Professor, Department of Physics
Professor, Departament of Electrical and Computer Engineering
National University of Singapore

Prof. Antonio H. Castro Neto

NUS, Centre for Advanced 2D Materials

Giles lived and worked in UK, France, Belgium, Malaysia, Singapore, Korea, Hong Kong and Dubai. He has 23 years experience in the Financial Services Industry working for Baring's, ING Barings and Macquarie in London, Singapore, Korea and Hong Kong. Giles last position at Macquarie was Head of Broking for Asia and The Middle East. Giles is a Master of Finance (Strathclyde University), Certified Cyber Security Risk Consultant (IBITG, London), holds a diploma in Marketing and a degree in Hotel and Catering Management (Surrey University). Giles is an avid sportsman, hunter, fisherman, explorer and contributes his time widely to many charities and charitable activities.


Giles Heyring

Dragon Consulting

JS Cardinal started his career in Marketing Research & Business Intelligence, during which he specialized in data mining, customer behaviour analytics and predictive modeling. He obtained several government grants over the years for his work in developing new analysis techniques, and was a guest speaker at various industry conferences and tradeshows. He has joined Axiata Digital in 2015 as Director of Data Management, to set up Big Data and Analytics capabilities which empower Axiata's ADA, Asia's largest integrated digital marketing agency.

Senior Executive in Data Management and Analytics

JS Cardinal


Fabien Bouhier is Digital Architect by day working on algorithms and technology, and a Quantum Physics enthusiast by night. ​ After 10 years across Asia within the media industry, Fabien decided to leave his last job at Google to become an social entrepreneur focused on building digital ecosystem for the people. ​ After receiving a Certificate of Completion in Quantum Mechanics and Computation from BerkeleyX,, Fabien entered and won the “Try Zero G” contest organized by the Malaysian National Space Agency (ANGKASA), and the Ministry of Science and Technology and Innovation (MOSTI). His experiment titled “Growing Bubble in a Glass of Water” has been performed in the International Space Station by JAXA’s (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut, Koichi Wakata, in zero gravity conditions and was presented at TEDxKL in 2014.

Digital Architect

Fabien Bouhier

During his 20 years career in high technology industries, he worked as a leading member of companies such as Harris, CGI, Datavalet and IBM. He specializes in the conception and implementation of integrated marketing strategies, brand awareness programs and global multichannel marketing campaigns that are based on market data, customer insights, competitive environment, and technology innovations. In addition to his private sector career, he developed and taught four lectures (“Global Market Dynamics”, “International Market Environment”, “International Management” and “International Finance”) for 15 years at HEC Montreal (Top 25 Most Targeted Business School Worldwide in 2015). Frederic owns a BA in Finance and a Master in International Management and Marketing both from HEC Montreal.

Senior Executive in Strategy, Marketing, Brand & Communication

Frederic Le Bouar

Advisor and Strategic Counselor of the Nanotechnology World Network since 2012