Secretariat

Our work is currently supported by a small team of energetic volunteers, together with the Founding Members.

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Audrey Ho

was previously the Regional Chief Finance Officer for Kantar (at that time the research arm of the WPP group).  Prior to that she was an Executive Project Manager at IBM, IT Director at Disney, and Finance Director at Disney’s International TV division.  She retired from the corporate world in 2019 - outside of her travels and scuba diving, she immerses herself in volunteer activities, including Climate Governance Malaysia, teaching Myanmar refugee children at St Mary’s Agape School, and teaching yoga at the Malaysian Association for the Blind.

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Purnima Joshi

is a communications consultant with over two decades of experience in corporate communications across multiple media platforms. She combines her skills in creative and communication along with her passion for working for the community towards projects that benefit the environment.  She has worked on a multitude of projects including some initiatives for UNICEF as well as award-winning projects, and is the Co-Founder of Swap in India, an entity created to promote circular economy and sustainability. 

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Dylan Ong

specializes in biodiversity conservation, ecosystem planning and nature interpretation. With over 15 years of experience as a consultant for government, private sector and NGOs, he has completed a wide range of projects and played a key role in the formulation of important national policies and plans, including National Policy on Biological Diversity, National Physical Plan and Central Forest Spine (CFS) Masterplan for Ecological Linkages. His goal is to help conserve Malaysia’s natural heritage, and believes that the best way to do this is to get everyone working together in a meaningful way, rather than just liking cute animal posts on Facebook.

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Xian-Ri Woo

is currently working as an intern as he waits to resume his university education. He has an interest in environmental conservation and has been involved in multiple projects since high school. Xian-Ri hopes that through this internship, he is able to do his part in contributing to the saving and protection of the environment.

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    Jason Khaw Soon Hoe

    currently resides in Melbourne, Australia. His interest in conservation started in 1991 in Malaysia. He had volunteered for WWF Malaysia on several projects and was involved in several other NGOs, including the Malaysian Nature Society. He founded the largest online charity website in Malaysia in 2000 - HATI.my. Soon Hoe is an experienced corporate professional in the banking and chemical sectors in Malaysia, Germany and Australia.

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    Salim Khubchandani

    is most passionate about gathering valuable Insights through Research, Data and Analytics and applying it through Marketing Strategy. He has over three and a half decades of Marketing experience and domain knowledge across various industry categories ranging from Consumer Finance, Durables and Services. He believes that the learning process never stops and keeps himself abreast by mentoring students from overseas on Marketing Analytics. He derives immense joy working on projects for the community where his knowledge can be applied.

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    Seetha Lakshmi

    has had a diverse range of experiences ranging from customer service, technical support, business manager at an F&B outlet – but what she took most pride in was running her own marketing events company. She is delighted and honored to be apart of this amazing initiative as the Office Manager. She has always been wondering about how can she as a person make a change in this world, but now with this opportunity given she is very proud to have taken a step forward. “The environment is where we all meet; where we all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.”

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    Raashi Agarwal

    is currently working as an intern upon waiting to continue her secondary school. She hopes that through this internship, she will gain good working habits as well as insights into creating a more sustainable world.