HOE Su-Fern is an arts researcher, educator and manager based in Singapore. She is currently Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Arts and Culture Management Programme at Singapore Management University. She is also lecturer for the MA in Arts and Cultural Management, with Leuphana University of Luneburg. She has spoken, researched and published on cultural policy, arts management, urban cultural economies, creative placemaking and the conditions of artistic production. She has a wealth of experience in developing, managing and/or coordinating local, regional and global projects in varying formats; all of which advocate for the value of the arts and culture in urban environments.