Constant Tedder is founder of Earth.Org, an investor and social entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in building successful companies in Europe and Asia including Jagex, which he co-founded and Dawn Energy. He is the Founder & CEO of Asia's leading co-working space: the Hive. As a philanthropist, his aim has always been to build a project of worldwide impact to highlight the impacts that humans are having on our planet.
Martina is an Italian graduate student in International Development. She holds two Bachelor's degrees, one in Journalism and one in Translation and Interpreting Studies. Her interests include sustainability and the role of public policy in environmental protection, especially in developing countries. She has extensive experience working as a journalist and in 2020, she interned at the Global Communication Department of the United Nations Office in Vienna. She currently lives and works in Hong Kong as Assistant Editor at Earth.Org.
Adele Liu Kramber is a senior at New York University Shanghai, majoring in Environmental Studies and minoring in Journalism. She has been working with various environmental organizations in the United States and China as a researcher. Her current projects include in-depth research on the environmental history of Shanghai.
Jessica is a freelance broadcast journalist with over ten years' experience in TV, radio and online journalism. She is a Gender and Health correspondent for Pan African Vision in Washington DC, a correspondent for Scientific African Magazine in South Africa and a correspondent for West Africa Democracy Radio in Senegal. Jessica has previously worked as an anchor at various Ghanain TV stations and a producer and sub-editor.
Alexander Pham is a graduate with a bachelor's degree in political science from Wilfrid Laurier University and a master's degree in international public policy from the Balsillie School of International Affairs. Previously, he worked as a research fellow for Global Affairs Canada, writing and presenting a policy brief in a team of other fellows. His research interests lie in environmental policy, regarding issues such as clean energy, carbon pricing, climate justice, green economies, and sustainable development.
Alexandra Holland conducted her PhD research at the Bristol Glaciology Center at the University of Bristol, England, where she investigated biogeochemical interactions in surface ice environments of Arctic glaciers and ice sheets. Her passions revolve around research and conservation in the polar regions as they are highly vulnerable to the current changing climate. She loves sharing her passion with others and being able to connect the public to current research through clear and engaging communication, with the hope of inspiring others to live sustainably and help in the fight against climate change.
Amelia is an environmental consultant based in Leeds, UK with a masters degree in Sustainability and Environmental Management from the University of Leeds. She is passionate about climate justice, Indigenous rights and animal welfare and has previously worked in a monkey sanctuary in Cornwall in the UK. Amelia enjoys reading about positive climate news and emerging innovative ideas to tackle climate change.
Angus Forbes was the first director of the Prince’s Rainforest Project, founded the not-for-profit Bankers without Boundaries (bwbuk.org) and has founded the Global Planet Authority movement (www.globalplanetauthorty.com).
Aphra is an MSc student at the University of Sussex in the Science and Technology Policy program, with another degree in Chemistry from Georgetown University. Her interests include learning about emerging green technologies and the intersection of innovation policy with the environment.
April Miller is a senior writer at ReHack Magazine with a passion for topics surrounding green technology. She aims to shine a light on the environmental issues surrounding the technology sector and educate consumers on how to make the wisest environmental choices with the technology they use.
Arpita Dasgupta is a doctoral student at Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay. Her educational qualification includes a Master of Technology (M. Tech) in Environmental Biotechnology from Jadavpur University, Kolkata and a Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) in Biotechnology from Anna University, Chennai. Her research interests lie in the field of environmental biotechnology and microbiology, waste and wastewater treatment, ecology and biodiversity conservation.
Balša Dragović is a graduate of Harvard College, where he studied History and Science with a focus on Environmental Science and Public Policy. Since completing his studies, he has been playing basketball
professionally in various European countries. His research interests include biodiversity, conservation, and climate change, especially on the Balkan Peninsula.
Carla M. Delgado is an honour graduate from the University of the Philippines Los Baños where she took up BA Communication Arts (Major in Theatre Arts, Minor in Writing). She works as a professional theatre practitioner in the Philippine theatre industry as part of the Stage Management and Sound Team. Her works as a freelance writer have been published in various local and international publications, both digitally and in print. She bylines for BroadwayWorld and Earth.org.
Caterina works in Corporate and Public Affairs in Beijing, China. She is passionate about corporate sustainability and exploring the geopolitical dimension of environmental issues. She holds a master’s degree in International Relations from Peking University and has conducted research at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Caterina volunteers for The Climate Mobilization, working with regional advocacy groups based in the United States.
Charlie is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Hong Kong. Majoring in Economics, she is interested in how public policies can be used to solve environmental problems, and how individuals can make a difference within the scope of microeconomics. She is currently working as a contributing writer at Earth.Org.
Clara Steel is an aspiring wildlife conservationist with a background in law. After graduating from university and dabbling in the culinary industry, she discovered her passion for conservation and environmental sustainability. Having completed courses in animal behaviour, marine ecology and conservation research, she hopes to continue her education in zoology to one day work in wildlife rehabilitation centres.
Claudia Chow is a recent postgraduate of Science, Technology and Society studies at UCL with a background in Biochemistry from Imperial College. Previously a writer at Hive Life, she now writes about the relationship between human agency and its environmental consequences and has an interest in how science is communicated to the public, social justice and policy.
Curtis is an MPhil student in Knowledge, Power and Politics in Education at the University of Cambridge, where he also completed his undergraduate degree in Education Policy and International Development. His research interests revolve around questions exploring the relationship between education policy and social justice as he looks at how education can promote equality, democracy, peacebuilding and climate justice in different contexts around the world.
Daisy is a masters student in MSc Environment, Politics & Society at University College London, with a BA Geography degree from University of Plymouth. She is also on the organising committee for the 2020 Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (UK). Her research interests include environmental philosophy and ethics, conservation, justice and policy, with a specific focus on China.
Denisa is a full-time mom based in Edinburgh, Scotland. She holds two Master degrees, one in Environmental Management and one in Environmental Sustainability. She loves reading about environmental issues and success stories and writes about them to help others see and understand the issues surrounding us that we tend to overlook.
Dhanada K Mishra has a Ph.D. in civil engineering from the University of Michigan and is a professor in the eastern province of Odisha in India. He is currently visiting the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology as a Research Scholar working in the subject of green construction materials. He has a strong professional interest in the environment, sustainability, climate science and ethics in technology. He supports movements against climate change, corruption and those promoting decentralised governance and green economic policy. He has been writing regularly on these and related topics in leading newspapers and periodicals in India both in his mother tongue Odiya and English. Some of the publications that have carried his columns are Sambad, Samadrusti, and Bhumi in Odiya and Orissa Post, OdishaPlus and Business Today in English, as well as Hong Kong Free Press in Hong Kong. He is also a founding member of Extinction Rebellion Hong Kong.
Fanny is passionate about Sustainable Science. She is a Green Lab expert and through Green Your Lab (https://greenyourlab.org), she partners with industrial and academic labs to develop science-based action plans that minimises carbon footprint without compromising great research. Fanny has 15 years of hands-on lab experience from top academic institutions and has helped some of the world's largest companies start Green Lab programs. Her expertise covers a wide range of sciences including Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Process Scale-up.
Edric is an MSc postgraduate in Environmental Science and Management at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He researched environmental policies and management systems to combat concerns on the environment. Previously, he gained exposure to the perils of climate change on the environment in his BSc degree in Physical Geography at the University of Toronto, which developed his interest in spreading awareness of the importance of sustainability, resource conservation, and emerging environmental issues.
Emily is passionate about helping people learn about the latest sustainability, conservation and green technology news. She studied Professional Writing at Elizabethtown College and is the creator of Conservation Folks, writing about topics ranging from wildlife news to understanding what type of renewable energy to install in your home.
Felix Leung is a postdoctoral researcher and a scientist at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research focuses on the impact of anthropogenic activities such as air pollution and urbanisation on ecosystems and the environment. He is well-versed in ecology, environmental biology, conservation, geography, and climate change science. An eco-tourism enthusiast, Felix has traveled to seven continents visiting more than 50 countries and regions.
Films for the Earth is the most comprehensive curated film database and streaming platform for sustainability films in the world. It has more than 300 documentaries on sustainability, ecology, nature and wildlife that can be watched directly online.
Fundación Jocotoco (www.jocotoco.org) is an Ecuadorian non-profit organization whose mission is to protect the most threatened species and habitats in Ecuador. Since its establishment in 1998, it has established a network of 16 reserves totalling 58 290 acres and has helped communities to protect an additional 30 000 acres.
Haley is an emergency department nurse in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Biobehavioral Health from the Pennsylvania State University and her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Drexel University. Haley is particularly interested in the intersection of science, health and environment.
Hamza Badamasi is currently a PhD student in analytical and environmental chemistry at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria. He also has a bachelor's degree in industrial chemistry and a master's degree in analytical/environmental chemistry from Bayero University, Kano, with diplomas in international environmental law and governance and an international legal framework on pollution from InforMEA, the UN Environmental Law and Conventions portal. His research focuses on biomonitoring of air pollution using plants, human and ecological risks of pollutants in air, water, and soil, as well as the phytoremediation of organic and inorganic contaminants.
Hanna is a Senior Environmental Underwriter responsible for analyzing the risk of historical contamination and future pollution events at commercial properties. An avid outdoorswoman and nature lover with a degree in Environmental Studies, her life's mission is to raise awareness and spread environmentalism. As a freelance writer, she seeks to increase environmental literacy and encourage a societal shift toward sustainability. She also leads public hikes for the San Diego Natural History Museum sharing ecological information intended to bring attention to marginalized groups, increase community connection to nature, and promote public-lands conservation.
Imelda Lo graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University in 2017 with a Juris Doctor in Law. Passionate about the intersection of law, ethics, and environmentalism, she works as a freelance writer, artist, blogger and podcaster. She is also interested in story-telling mediums that explore character psychology and development - check out her writing and art portfolio at https://www.imeldawdlo.com/.
Ira is a management consultant. After working for a number of years with A.T Kearney, she is now working freelance as a consultant and is also an editorial contributor to Earth.org. She is passionate about wildlife conservation and about finding implementable solutions to combat climate change effectively.
Jangira Lewis currently works as a Secondary School English Teacher in Hong Kong. Born and raised in Luton, she graduated with a Masters degree in International Journalism from the University of Leeds. Her interests lie in geo-politics, health and nutrition, humanitarian issues, and animal welfare.
Jordan is a Volunteer Research Writer who finds much joy in writing articles on the latest business trends and topics ranging from environmental preservation, climate change, to business ethics and government policymaking. One of his major hobbies is reading The Economist to and fro between home and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public
Accountants (HKICPA), where he currently works as an Associate Administrator in the Corporate Communications team.
Jørgen is a lawyer and researcher specialising in energy and environmental law. He earned his LLM at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and first law degree at the University of Brussels, with a focus on Public International and European Union Law. His current research focuses on the relationship between international investment law and climate change mitigation.
Judy is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Hong Kong (HKU), pursuing English Literature and Communications. She is specifically interested in how information travels both in offline and online realms and hopes to further explore this in relation to science and environment related reports.
Karolina Figas is an undergraduate at University College London (UCL) majoring in Geography. She was previously a contributing writer and an apprentice at a sustainable development organisation working in Central and East Indonesia. Her main areas of interest include tropical development, sustainability, epigenetics and psychology.
Keegan is a Space Science graduate from the University of Hong Kong. He also holds another Graduate degree in Geomatics and an Undergraduate degree in Geology. With an inclination to learn new facts, he has published research articles in international peer-reviewed journals. Passionate about oceanography, he likes to study the climate dynamics between the ocean, land and atmosphere. Broadly speaking, his interests revolve around geosciences, climate change, environmental policy and planetary science. He loves exchanging knowledge and opinions with others, and also believes that climate awareness is pivotal in today’s varying environment.
Khalid Raji is currently a DAAD Scholar and Postgraduate Student at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. Born and raised in Nigeria, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria. His interests span across climate security, global governance, and sustainable development.
Lakshmi R B is a sustainability enthusiast based out of India. She graduated from Christ University, India with a master's degree in applied economics and currently works in credit risk management at a private international bank. She additionally runs an Instagram account (tales.and.tails) to promote environmental awareness using the art medium.
Lei is a student at Tallinn University, studying Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. She is an aspiring writer/journalist with an interest in mental health and climate change issues. Currently, she is working as an Editor Assistant and Chief Marketing Officer at IVolunteer International and Contributing Writer at Earth.Org.
Cherry is an undergraduate student studying English Studies, Linguistic and Journalism at the University of Hong Kong (HKU). She is an editorial contributor at Earth.Org and also a social media blogger. She is interested in animal issues and exploring the effectiveness of environmental policies.
Liam McGill is a student of MSc. Climate Change at the University of Copenhagen. He is a founding member of the communal energy systems start-up SuFu and the head of the United Nations Youth Association, Copenhagen branch.
Maisie Kemp is a final year geography student at University College London. She has gained work experience alongside her degree in the sustainability field, with a particular interest in business and the environment, as well as conservation and sustainable living. Her passions for geography are focused on the interactions between the environment and society.
Maria Angélica Mejía-Cáceres is a doctor in Health and Sciences Education from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is member of the research group Languages and Media in Science and Health Education at the university. She is also a member of the research group Science, Education and Diversity and the research group Science, Actions, and Greeting at the Universidad del Valle in Colombia.
María is passionate about disseminating information in an accessible and compelling way, and she is particularly interested in the intersection between environmental and social issues. She holds a research master's degree in Arts, Media and Literary Studies from the University of Groningen (with a specialization in migration literature) and a bachelor's degree in Hispanic Language and Literature from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She has experience writing, editing and translating.
Melissa is a freelance travel journalist and Communications Manager at The Reef-World Foundation. As a qualified scuba diver and member of the Reef-World team, Melissa is particularly passionate about marine conservation and sustainable travel. Her work has been published by the likes of Lonely Planet, MTV, Diver Magazine and more.
Monique Moate is an editor and writer based in the Sydney region who enjoys writing about a wide range of topics. She hopes that by contributing to Earth.Org, she can help promote biodiversity conservation, environmental sustainability, and social equity.
Natacha Rousseau is a green technology enthusiast and a lead contributor at KlimaDAO, A project that's tokenizing carbon credits and then allowing Web3 projects to offset their carbon emissions through those tokens.
Nikita is currently an undergraduate student studying Economics at the University of Edinburgh. She is particularly interested in understanding the social impact of policy and achieving sustainable economic growth.
Oliver is a consultant based in Denmark with an interest in the intersection of business and environment, of which, he has a focus on technology and innovation, supporting sustainability focussed SME's reach market. Furthermore, he advises a GHG Accounting Consulting firm and has previously held a multitude of different environmental service roles, including green impact invest and other consulting roles focused on cleantech innovation. His ambition is based on his passion for solutions, specifically green energy, that disrupt the status quo, connect and empower more conscious decision-makers in order to prevent the degradation of natural resources and improve the lives of the global population with the environment as a focus of action. He has attained an MSc in International Business of UPF in Barcelona and holds a BA in History of Goldsmiths, University of London.
Pam Ferris-Olson has a Ph.D. in Leadership and Change from Antioch University and master’s degrees in Biology and Natural Resource Science. She has studied ocean creatures, worked in communications, and now focuses on the relationship between women, water, and communication, specifically the connection between the work of artivists and their impact in influencing change. She is founder of Women Mind the Water and host of the Women Mind the Water Artivist Series podcast. Her work is deeply personal and conveys a passion for the ocean. Pam believes in the value of collaboration and promotes collaborations that celebrate and foster respect for the ocean and each other.
Pascal conducted his PhD at the Institute for Economy and the Environment at the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland. His research area was around the topic of social acceptance of renewable energies and electric mobility - where he investigated different drivers and barriers for social acceptance are and how they could be influenced by policies. In addition to his PhD, Pascal was also politically active as a member of the state parliament as well as a member of the city government in his hometown - in his role as a politician, too, he was passionate about advancing the energy transition. Currently, he works as a Programme Manager for the Global Institute for Tomorrow, an independent and internationally-recognised think tank based in Hong Kong.
Plastic Soup Foundation is an Amsterdam-based ‘single issue’ environmental organisation with one main concern: stopping plastic pollution at its source. Visit their website to learn more about their campaigns on health, plastic waste, microplastics, and microfibres at
Prabhat Labh is CEO, Grameen Foundation India, and has worked in livelihoods, financial inclusion and enterprise development. Prior to this, he worked at MasterCard Foundation, Canada
Sourajit Aiyer is Consultant with South Asia Fast Track Sustainability Communications. He has worked with both traditional & sustainable finance organisations.
Raman is an undergraduate student studying English Studies and Economics at the University of Hong Kong. She is an editorial contributor at Earth.Org. She is interested in the role of public policy and governance in environmental protection and climate change.
Ramani is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Global Public Policy at Central European University and Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals. She holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies. She is interested in the role of public policy in the matters of food security, climate change, sustainability, education and women’s rights.
Sammy Witchalls has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science after studying at Lancaster University, UK and Monash University, Australia. Having previously worked for the Carbon Disclosure Project he is now working as an Urban Ranger where he restores river valleys in Manchester, UK. His main area of interest lies in exploring the intrinsic and instrumental value that nature possesses.
Scott Aloysius studied Environmental Biology at the National University of Singapore. His research interests include ecology, conservation, and wildlife trade. He is an editorial contributor for Earth.Org and BirdLife International.
Shachi is a general management and strategy professional currently employed with a global MNC. At the moment, she in the process of discovering how climate change would impact our lives and the potential mechanisms for businesses to play a central role in mitigation and adaptation.
Shanthi is a current international faculty member, and an editorial board member for UNESCO’s chair in bioethics where she develops and teaches courses and publishes scientific articles in law, human rights and philosophy. Some of the modules she leads include human genome editing (Crispr), nanotechnology, corporate social responsibility, human rights, international laws, interdisciplinary bioethics, AI, and philosophy.
Currently an undergraduate of European Studies at the Hong Kong Baptist University and about to pursue a master’s degree in Political Science at Sciences Po Lyon, Tin Lok is interested in researching environmental issues from a relatively conservative perspective, hoping to incorporate the voices of everybody on the political spectrum into the debate.
Tom works at RUSI, the world’s oldest defence and security think-tank. He holds a MSc in Conflict Studies from the London School of Economics and a United Nations SDG Academy qualification in Environmental Security and Peacebuilding.
Trevor Greene is a journalist, best-selling author and Afghan War
veteran. He was serving with the Canadian Army in Kandahar in 2006
when he suffered a severe brain injury in an axe attack. He has written
six books, starting in 2001 with Bad Date; The Lost Girls of
Vancouver’s Low Track, the story of the missing prostitutes of the
Downtown Eastside. His bestselling memoir, March Forth, was
published in 2010 by HarperCollins. He is working on a second edition
of his most recent book, There is no Planet B; Promise and Peril on Our
Warming World, covers the good and bad aspects of the climate crisis.
Greene lives in British Columbia with his wife, son and daughter.
Vera is an Environmental Studies undergraduate at the National University of Singapore (NUS). Her interests lie in biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. She is also exploring coding and data analytics, in hopes of using such skills to support the environment sector in future.
Wilson is a current PhD student at the Department of Meteorology, University of Reading. He holds a BSc. in Physical Geography and a MSc. in Climate Change from University College London (UCL). He is particularly interested in the impacts of climate change on freshwater resources. His current research focuses on quantifying past and future risks of hydrological drought.
Yat Ho Yiu is a student of Philosophy at Durham University in the UK. He conducts research and writes extensively on climate change and pollution to raise awareness about environmental issues among the millennial generation.
Liao Er Dong is currently an undergraduate student majoring in Environmental Studies in Hong Kong, minoring in Urban Sustainability. Her research interests centred around geography, spatial science, and climate change. She hopes to devote herself to environmental journalism after pursuing a master's degree in the future
Alex is a Design Thinking and Technology consultant and trainer. He holds degrees in Forestry, and in Applied Computer Science and Statistics and focused his research on climate change and sustainability. He is passionate about exploring applications of modern technologies, like AI, machine learning and computer vision, to solve environmental problems. Alex can be reached at alex.jurgenson[at]earth.org.
Wong Hong is a student of M.Sc. in Geomatics. He holds an undergraduate degree in Environmental and Resource Management. He is interested in environmental sciences, human-environmental interactions, as well as data analysis and visualization. He is passionate in using different tools to perform analysis and visualization.
Cornelia is a freelance digital producer with experience working on short-form documentaries, commercials, and in-house digital content. Her passions revolve around telling impactful stories through immersive content, whether it be in the form of graphics, photos, or videos. She hopes to be able to use her skills in research and production to generate visuals that educate people about the climate crisis, ultimately inspiring people to live more sustainable lives. She is currently the Graphics and Video Designer and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gabbie Gadi is a rising freshman at the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a major in Economics & Statistics. Aside from exploring her many interests, she spends most of her time doing an adrenaline-pumping run on the costs of Hong Kong, being a freelance web developer, and writing as a columnist on MEDIUM. She now curates the Instagram page of Earth.Org by planning, creating, and posting.
Sandy has profound experience in various functions in the finance industry including investment banking, commercial banking, and retail banking. Her passion in special education is initiated by the volunteer work experiences in a number of NGOs in Hong Kong and she is eager to pursue a career switch, hoping to have a more influential impact on individuals with special education needs. She completed two master courses in Linguistics and Applied Behavior Analysis with the University of Hong Kong and Endicott College respectively, in addition to the MBA with London Business School obtained earlier.
Aishwarya Modi is a third-year student studying Economics at Cardiff University. Worked with multiple fast-growing startups to help reach effective online engagement through social media platforms. Her interests revolve around behavioural economics that aids digital marketing strategies, she aims to advance her skills and provide valuable insights to support the mission of this NGO.
Angelica Beier is an International Media and Communications graduate from the University of Nottingham. Having experience in driving online engagement through social media platforms, she wishes to further her skills by implementing social media strategies to support the objectives of this NGO's mission statement. She used to be the Content and Social Media Intern.
Basudev Mahapatra is a senior journalist based in Bhubaneswar, India. He frequently writes on the environment, agricultural biodiversity, and livelihood issues for a number of national and international publications.
He can be contacted at basudev[at]earth.org.
Braundt is a GIS Specialist with education in Geospatial Technologies and Environmental Science from UK, Germany and Spain. She has experience in GIS consultancy and Remote Sensing. Now she is passionate in finding insights from locational data and creating compelling stories with maps to raise environmental awareness. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Daniela Jerónimo counts thirteen years of experience in Fundraising and Marketing in the Non-Profit sector. She has a degree in Political Science and International Relations, she founded her own environmental startup in Hong Kong - Zustain Limited. She is a sustainability advocate, passionate about protecting the planet and motivating people to drive positive change. Head of Business Development & Operations she joined this NGO to develop and grow it into an impactful movement of people with meaningful partnerships and sustainable financial support.
Deena was previously a journalist in South Africa and before that, dabbled in radio and print journalism in Australia. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and Criminology and has a passion for the environment and how it intersects with social issues. As Managing Editor at Earth.Org, she is responsible for the articles on the website and helping to steer the editorial vision of the publication.
Floortje van der Grinten is a Dutch MBA graduate, passionate about the environment and dedicated to lead the push to address climate change. With previous work experiences at the Boston Consulting Group and CITIC Telecom, she is now focused on helping this NGO grow as Managing Director, with the aim to stir action and make a big impact.
Greta Coccaro is a Chinese Language, Economics and Society graduate from Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy. She is passionate about the impact of public policies on sustainable development and the use of social media to raise awareness on environmental problems. She can be contacted at greta[at]earth.org.
Heloise is pursuing a joint major in Philosophy and Economics at Science Po University, La Sorbonne in Paris and at Columbia University in New York City. Her studies focus on environmental dynamics, environmental policy, green innovation, and environmental ethics. She is interested in exploring the links between the aggravating climate crisis and its impact on society, and she hopes to become part of the solution.
She can be contacted at heloise[at]earth.org.
Jay van den Boogaard is a business developer from the University of Southampton, where he studied Business Management. He has experience in the fields of marketing and operations and is passionate about the environment and climate change.
Wu Ka Tau, Laura is a final year student studying Mental Health Nursing at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She believes psychological theories, methods, and statistics could provide insightful perspective to data analysis. She is passionate in promoting environmental awareness through humanistic approach to data analysis and visualisation. She can be contacted at laura[at]earth.org
Luvina is a relationship manager in the banking industry with a bachelor degree in economics and finance from the University of Hong Kong. With strong attachment to the community, she is committed to raising the awareness of plastic pollution, deforestation and climate change. She is a volunteer at the Earth.Org, focusing on the collaboration with conservation partners.
Marco started his career as a public policy consultant in Southeast Asia, advising on political-economic issues and the Post-2015 Development Agenda for the UN and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). He then ventured into the world of start-ups, entrepreneurship, and venture capital. He holds a B.A. in History and Classical Studies from Queen’s University in Canada and graduated with distinction from the London School of Economics with a MSc in Theory of International relations. He can be contacted at marco[at]earth.org.
Melanie Japson is an International Journalism graduate from Hong Kong Baptist University. She is interested in wildlife conservation and climate issues and uses social media to influence and reach different audiences from around the globe. She can be contacted at melanie.japson[at]earth.org.
Nicole Tang is a student in McGill University, studying Environment, Development and Economics. Her favourite areas of sustainability are green economy, waste management and sustainable food consumption and production. She can be contacted at nicole.tang[at]earth.org.
Olivia is a journalist and editor based in Hong Kong with previous experience covering politics, art and culture. She is passionate about wildlife and ocean conservation, with a keen interest in climate diplomacy. She’s also a graduate of University of Edinburgh in International Relations with a Master’s degree from The University of Hong Kong in Journalism. Olivia was the former Managing Editor at Earth.Org.
Owen Mulhern is a biologist with a specialisation in image analysis and a passion for satellite imaging. His previous work involved 3 dimensional brain reconstructions developing new algorithms for image processing. He is now focused on bringing powerful visualisations of the current state of our climate to life as Data Science Team Lead.
Prateek Malhotra is currently pursuing an MSc in Environmental Management at the University of Hong Kong (HKU). Previously, he has worked with UNDP India as an Environment and Energy Consultant. His interests include biodiversity conservation, green innovation, waste treatment, sustainable development and working towards a circular economy. He can be contacted at prateek.malhotra[at]earth.org
Rahoof currently works as fact-check reporter at Agence France-Presse (AFP) in Hong Kong.
An award-winning journalist, Rahoof served as the Editor of Earth.Org for six months before joining AFP. He has worked with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ) on special journalism projects. He has won national and international journalism awards for his work in India and Hong Kong. He can be contacted at rahoof[at]earth.org.
Currently working for Asia Tatler, Samantha Topp was previously a reporter and photographer for the National Geographic grant project: The Hong Kong Explorers Initiative and Hong Kong Tatler Magazine, covering current affairs, politics and environmental issues. She can be contacted at samantha[at]earth.org.
Samantha Barbara Yih is a media student majoring in public relations and social media, and a freelance journalist. Having experience with public relations consulting to NGOs based in the Philippines and India, she wishes to continue to explore the use of social media in furthering the goals of other not-for-profit organisations to bring change to the world. She can be contacted at samantha.yih[at]earth.org.
Sampriti has a strong background in art and design. She has helped multiple companies reach their visual potential with her multimedia production skills. She is now the Social Media Coordinator at Earth.Org where she creates engaging content for thousands of followers across our different platforms.
Sandra is an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Business Economics and Sustainability at the City University of Hong Kong.
She was awarded the King Constantine Medal for her outstanding efforts in service work within her local and school community during her time in the Middle East. Her passion for people and the environment continues to push her to work in different NGOs across Asia. She can be contacted at sandra[at]earth.org.
Tristan is an International Studies and Chinese graduate of DePaul University. He has experience researching the impacts of humanity's relationship with the environment, and how states can successfully implement strategies for sustainable development. As Policy and Economics Editor, his current interests revolve around the developmental policies that can reconcile equitable economic growth with pathways to a net-zero future.
Vanessa is an undergraduate student at the Wharton school of the University of Pennsylvania. With intended concentrations in Environmental Policy and Marketing and Operations management, she is interested in the intersection of corporate and environmental interests. She strongly believes in using business skills as a force for positive environmental change. Vanessa can be reached at vanessa.liew[at]earth.org.
Xinyu is an undergraduate student studying Statistics and Biological Sciences at the University of Hong Kong. She is interested in drilling implications from earth observations using cutting edge big data technologies. She can be contacted at xinyu.lu[at]earth.org.
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