Robert Stockdill

Cofounder & Content Specialist

Robert Stockdill is a content writer with more than 30 years in journalism and PR in five countries. His style has built upon award-winning success in news and features for print to excel in digital communication, spanning news websites, social media, magazines and brochures – and even contributing to books.

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Michael Arnold

Cofounder & Executive Editor

Michael Arnold is a published author, copywriter, and editor with extensive experience writing for English publications, websites, and television. He has been involved with print and online publications in Asia since 2005.

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Tong Van

Writer & Researcher

Tong Van is a graduate of Ho Chi Minh City Law School majoring in Legal English and has been a content writer and researcher specialising in the retail sector for several years. For Metro Creative’s client Inside Retail Asia she has researched the Top 50 Innovative Retail Leaders in Hong Kong for three years running and writes news. Her retail interests include fashion, health & beauty and food.

Tiffany Tran

Digital Content Specialist

A long-timer at Metro Creative with five years of work experience with us, Tiffany works closely with the writing team to ensure everything is well-aligned, organised and ready to publish. Tiffany is a cat person and a wide-eyed world traveller who loves burying her nose in a good book from time to time.

Ngoc Tran


Ngoc Tran has nurtured a passion for photography since she first held a DSCL camera in her teens. A voracious learner, she has become a talented photographer and graphic designer with a broad range of skills and has a dedicated, flexible and proactive work ethic.

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DK Nguyen


Khanh is a published author and journalist with more than seven years of experience with English language magazines, websites, and publishers. She is skilled in covering the fascinating stories of artists, celebrities, and entertainers both in Vietnam and globally. Her interests include anthropology, urban history, and ethnic cultures.