Pauline is a social sector researcher. She has co-authored several publications including Innovation in Asian Philanthropy (2013), Philanthropy on the Road to Nationhood in Singapore (2015), Effective Social Incubation (2016), Landscape of Social Enterprise in Singapore (2017), Philanthropic Foundations in Asia (2018) and Impact Investing by Foundations in Singapore and Hong Kong (2018).
She has conducted impact evaluation for a number of organisations in Singapore, Thailand and Cambodia. She also developed Social Outcomes Framework for organisations to enable them to measure impact for their grantees. Her research interests are in impact evaluation, poverty alleviation, impact investing and philanthropy.