Journalist in Washington, DC
Ghim-Lay is currently deputy editor (air transport) with UK-based aviation trade media group FlightGlobal, which publishes Flight International and Airline Business.
She is based in Flightglobal's Washington DC bureau, and manages a team of reporters who cover the commercial airline industry in the Americas. She also reports on the US low-cost carriers and Latin American airlines. She was previously a senior reporter at Flightglobal's Asia-Pacific bureau in Singapore, where she covered Asian commercial aviation, ranging from China's state-owned aircraft manufacturers to Asia Pacific airlines.
Before joining Flightglobal, she was a reporter with Singapore's English language broadsheet daily The Straits Times, where she wrote about land transport issues and policies.
Ghim-Lay speaks English and Mandarin, and is learning Spanish. She grew up in Singapore, where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism (upper second-class honours) from Nanyang Technological University. While in college, she interned with The Straits Times and The Associated Press - experiences that made her decide that the news business is where she wants to be.