Meet the Earth.Org Team 

Constant Tedder is co-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.
Deena Robinson is a journalist and researcher with experience in environmental science, criminal justice, economics, lifestyle and travel. She has worked in radio production and editing in Australia, and was a journalist and editor at various newspapers in South Africa before joining as a Managing Editor.
Floortje van der Grinten is a Dutch MBA graduate, with a passion for marketing, the environment, and dedication to help grow businesses. With previous work experiences at BCG and CITIC Telecom, she is now focused on bringing change within this non-profit organisation as Head of Business Development and Operations.


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.
Marco Pellerey is one of the original co-founders of Earth.Org. He 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.
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. She can be contacted at adele[at]
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.
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. She can be contacted at arpita[at]
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]
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. He can be contacted at felix[at]
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]
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. She can be contacted at cherry[at]
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. He can be contacted at liam[at]
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.
Rahoof is an award-winning journalist and a researcher with experience in the fields of environment, criminal justice, health, lifestyle, and international trade. He has worked with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ) in special projects. Besides two journalism awards, he has won Hinrich Foundation’s Global Trade Leader Scholarship. He has worked as a reporter and sub-editor in various Indian newspapers and holds a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Hong Kong Baptist University.
Raman studies Economics and English at the University of Hong Kong. She also works for the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) in Hong Kong. She can be contacted at raman[at]
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.
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 The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). He can be contacted at scott[at]
Wilson is a BSc. Physical Geography and MSc. Climate Change graduate from University College London (UCL). Currently a research assistant at the Policy for Sustainability Lab at the University of Hong Kong, he has a particular research interest in the impacts of climate change on freshwater resources. He can be contacted at wilson[at]
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.
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. He can be contacted at yat.ho[at]

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