Mapping Stories, Bridging Gaps

We believe context is key. We monitor Asia’s latest developments and seek to understand its global impact.

Our Mission

Kontinentalist uses maps to tell compelling stories. Our focus is Asia, and our mission is to enhance the region’s voice in the global narrative.


Why Asia?

Asia is the world’s largest and most populated continent. In recent decades, the continent has seen unprecedented rapid transformation and growth. Its effects are tremendous, shaping economies and politics globally.

Our Team

We’re a mixed bag of unique and eccentric individuals, bound by a common passion for data and stories.

Content & Editorial Team

Lee Han Shih

as Ibn Battuta

Loh Pei Ying

For me context is the key – from that comes the understanding of everything.
Kenneth Noland

Kathy Xu

There is a need to constantly recondition, and to question everything. “One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them”
Aldous Huxley

Isabella Chua

Treasure Hunter
A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom. He has no master except his own soul, and that, I am sure, is why he does it.
Roald Dahl

Vinita Ramani

Sometimes a person needs a story more than food to stay alive.

Business Development & Marketing Team

Dewi Fitzpatrick

It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
Paulo Coelho

Griselda Gabriele

The world always seems brighter when you've just made something that wasn't there before.
Neil Gaiman

Product Design & Development Team

Dylan Ng

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
William A. Ward

Joceline Kuswanto

The Legend
Behind every great design is an even greater story.

Rifqi Ruhyattamam

We’re here to put a dent in the universe. Otherwise why else even be here?
Steve Jobs

Consultants & Partners

Naomi Clark-Shen

Myth Buster
Nothing is black and white – but it is usually made to seem so. It is the grey parts that tell the true story.