Ainan Celeste Cawley took the Chemistry GCE ‘O’ level exam at the British Council on 18 Jan 2007 at the age of 7 years and 1 month. He obtained a ‘C’ grade credit. His parents are Valentine Cawley, an Irish, and Syahidah Osman Cawley, a Singaporean Malay. At just 8 years and 4 months old, he started doing part-time laboratory-based Chemistry modules, at the Singapore Polytechnic. At 10, he began an American degree programme at Taylor’s University in Malaysia.