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Doctor/Ph.D member- Dr. Renard Siew

Dr. Renard Siew is a Climate Change Advisor with the Centre for Governance and Political Studies. He is also part of the World Economic Forum Expert Network Group focusing on Sustainable Development in Asia.

He was involved in implementing the environmental agenda for Sime Darby, a multinational conglomerate based in Kuala Lumpur with operations across key growth industry sectors including Plantation, Property, Industrial, Motors, Energy and Utilities as well as Healthcare. Prior to this, he was a postdoctoral fellow with the Centre for Energy and Environmental Markets (CEEM). He continues to serve as a Stakeholder Council Member for the Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB) Foundation, a Global Advisory Board Member of Economists Without Borders (EWB) and is the Curator (Head) of Global Shapers Kuala Lumpur, a not-for-profit organization focusing on creating sustainable impacts in Malaysia.

He actively participates and contributes in various stakeholder platforms including the ‘Water for Growth’ initiative and the Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) task force seeking to develop a National Level Water Transformation Roadmap for Malaysia. He is a Climate Reality Leader trained by Al-Gore, former Vice President of the USA in Pittsburgh. Renard is a graduate of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Cambridge University.

Dr. Renard Siew / Institut de diplomatie publique

PhD, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney Australia

Research Interests

 Climate change and sustainability

 Sustainable construction

 Green Building/Infrastructure rating tools (i.e. LEED, BREEAM, Green Star)