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ADVISORY COUNCIL

Ms Akiko Domoto
Former Governor of Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Former Vice President of IUCN

Mr Delmar Blasco
Former Secretary General, Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran 1971)

Mr Effendy Sumardja
Former Special Assistant for International Relations to the Minister of Environment
Ministry of the Environment, Indonesia

Tan Sri Razali Ismail
Former Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Malaysia
Former President of the United Nations General Assembly (1996/7)
First Chairman of the Commission of Sustainable Development

Prof Emeritus Tan Sri Zakri Abdul Hamid
Science Advisor to Prime Minister of Malaysia
Former Director, Institute of Advanced Studies, UN University, Japan,
Former Chairman of SBSTTA, Convention on Biological Diversity

Dato’ Dr. Wong Sai Hou
Former State Assemblyman for Kg Tunku and Chairman, Petaling Jaya City Environment Committee

Datuk Zul Mukhshar bin Md. Shaari
Former Director General Forest Department of Peninsular Malaysia

MANAGEMENT BOARD

Mr Zainudin Ismail - Chairman
Environmental Lawyer
Former Chairman of the KL Bar Council

Professor Dr. Mohd Ali Hashim
Department of Chemical Engineering, University Malaya
Malaysia

STAFF

GEC’s activities are coordinated through a secretariat currently with fifteen staff. In addition, a broad range of associates and partners assist in the implementation of activities. GEC undertakes projects in more than 10 countries mainly in the Asia Pacific region either operating directly or through local partner organisations.

Key Management and technical staff of the GEC HQ include the following:

FAIZAL PARISH (fparish@gec.org.my)
Director
Ecologist / Environmental Management Specialist

  • Overall direction
  • Programme development
  • Partnership with international organizations and conventions
  • Peatland and climate change
  • Integrated River Basin Management

VICTORIA LOUIS (victoria@gec.org.my)
Office Manager
Accountant

  • Administration of office and projects
  • Recruitment and administration of personnel
  • Provision of finance and admin services for partners and projects

SERENA LEW SIEW YAN (serena@gec.org.my)
Coordinator, Peatland Programme
Peatland and Natural Resource Management

  • ASEAN Programme on Sustainable Management of Peatland Ecosystems (APSMPE)

NAGARAJAN RENGASAMY (nagarajan@gec.org.my)
Coordinator, Forest and Coastal Programme
Forest and Natural Resource Management

  • Forest rehabilitation
  • Community participation

DR K. KALITHASAN (kalithasan@gec.org.my)
Coordinator, River Care Programme
Water and Waste Management Specialist

  • Kelana Jaya Lake Rehabilitation Project
  • Urban waste management
  • Sungai Pencala Rehabilitation Project
  • River of Life Public Outreach Programme (Phase 1)

ADELAINE TAN (adelaine@gec.org.my)
Coordinator, Outreach and Partnerships Programme
Chemist/Biologist

  • Civil society participation and networking
  • Community participation
  • Indigenous peoples participation

JULIA LO (julialo@gec.org.my)
Botanist/Senior Technical Officer, Peatland Programme
Forest and Natural Resource Management

  • Forest rehabilitation
  • Peatland and climate change
  • Community participation

SAIFUL ANUAR ZULKARNAIN (saiful@gec.org.my)
Programme Officer, Forest and Coastal Programme
Forest and Natural Resource Management

  • Mangrove rehabilitation
  • Forest rehabilitation
  • Community participation

NURHAYATI HASSAN (nurhayati@gec.org.my)
Programme Officer, Forest and Peatland Programme
Forest and Natural Resource Management

  • Forest rehabilitation
  • Community participation

NOOR AZURA AHMAD (azura@gec.org.my)
Communication Officer, Peatland Programme
Communication and community outreach 

  • Environmental Management

YAP NI YAN (yapniyan@gec.org.my)
Graphic Designer, Outreach and Partnership Programme

  • Communication and outreach materials
  • Information resource materials management

ADRIAN PEREIRA (adrian@gec.org.my)
Senior ProgrammeOfficer, Outreach and Partnership Programme
Fundraising and Partnership

  • Corporate responsibilty
  • Public relations
  • Marketing communications

MOHAMAD MUHYIDDIN HASSAN (muhyiddin@gec.org.my)
Programme Officer, Forest and Coastal Programme
Forest and Natural Resource Management

  • Forest rehabilitation
  • Mangrove rehabilitation
  • Community participation

MOHD NAZERI MOHD SIDEK (nazeri@gec.org.my)
Programme Officer, Forest and Coastal Programme
Forest and Natural Resource Management

  • Forest rehabilitation
  • Mangrove rehabilitation
  • Community participation

JAGEDESWARI MARIAPPAN (jagedeswari@gec.org.my)
Senior Programme Officer, River Care Programme
EIA Expert

  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Management
  • Water Quality Monitoring and Auditing

MOHD FAIZ PATANI (faiz@gec.org.my)
Programme Officer, Forest and Peatland Programme

  • GIS and Remote Sensing
  • Forest rehabilitation

SATHIS VENKITASAMY (sathis@gec.org.my)
Programme Officer, River Care Programme
River and Natural Resource Management

  • River rehabilitation
  • Environmental education
  • Community participation

JING YE GAN (jingyegan@gec.org.my)
Programme Officer, River Care Programme
River and Natural Resource Management

  • River rehabilitation
  • Environmental education
  • Community participation

FATEN HANIM HASSAN (faten@gec.org.my)
Programme Officer, River Care Programme
River and Natural Resource Management

  • River rehabilitation
  • Environmental education
  • Community participation

DHIYA SHAFIQAH RIDZUAN (dhiya@gec.org.my)
Programme Officer, River Care Programme
River and Natural Resource Management

  • River rehabilitation
  • Environmental education
  • Community participation

NORAZRIN MAMAT (norazrin@gec.org.my)
Programme Officer, River Care Programme
River and Natural Resource Management

  • River rehabilitation
  • Environmental education
  • Community participation