Governance

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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