Ron Choong is an independent scholar of Christian theology and its relationships with history, philosophy and the natural sciences. He founded the Academy for Christian Thought, a non-profit research and educational organization, in 2003. He studied biology and chemistry in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where he was born. He then went on to London to read law while taking another degree in astronomy and economics. After a stint practicing law, he became a missionary in New York. He was ordained in 1999 into the PCA and took four degrees in theology, culminating in a PhD in science and theology from Princeton Theological Seminary. He currently serves as the Executive Director of ACT, based in New York City, with summer ministries in Europe and Asia. His current interests include the emergence of the human mind, hence the fields of paleoanthropology and neuroscience form a significant part of his extra-biblical research.