June 17, 2015, by Suzanne McGowan
Welcome to new PhD student Teckwyn Lim
Teckwyn was recently awarded a scholarship by the Sime Darby Foundation for his PhD in the School of Geography. As part of the MEME (Management and Ecology of the Malaysian Elephant) research project, Teckwyn will be looking at human-elephant conflict in Peninsular Malaysia.
Teckwyn is taking a sabbatical from his position as Technical Director of Resource Stewardship Consultants Sdn Bhd (RESCU) a research and policy advisory company that he co-founded in 2004. Teckwyn has a degree in forestry and served as the first manager of the Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) in 1999. He then worked in Sabah as forest officer for WWF’s Borneo Programme.
He has authored two books and numerous articles on conservation and the environment in Malaysia. Teckwyn has also evaluated a number of endangered species for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Welcome to the School Teckwyn!