Dr Wan Fatma is an Associate Professor in Entomology and Parasitology at Universiti Sains Malaysia. She holds a doctorate (PhD) in Ecology and Evolutionary from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand and a master degree (MSc.) from Universiti Sains Malaysia in Applied Entomology. She has more than 20 years of research experience on vector-borne diseases, which focuses more on mosquitoes. The main field is integrated vector management using green sustainable approaches, chemical and biological controls of mosquito vectors, resistance and susceptibility of mosquito vectors, and vector behaviour.
She has in-depth knowledge and skill in vector management and current collaborative partnership across Asian countries, including Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan and India. She currently serves as the president of the Entomological Society of Malaysia (ENTOMA) and the technical working team of the Ministry of Health Malaysia on insecticide resistance.