Hong obtained his PhD in Resource Management and Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Technology from Universiti Sains Malaysia. He was also a Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) scholarship recipient for his MSc in Urban Environmental Management in Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand.
Hong’s main responsibility in Cap-Net is identifying, soliciting and editing information for the Cap-Net web site on capacity development for sustainable water management. More specifically, Hong will bring up to date the various sections of the site and recommend improvements on its look and feel. This assignment will include liaison with partner networks and international partners to ensure that their information and data are properly reflected on the Cap-Net site. Apart from that, his role is to publish the monthly Cap-Net newsletter. Hong is also assisting and getting acquainted with the work of the global network to be put to use for the development of the network.
Prior to this Hong has joined the Cap-Net Secretariat in the year 2009 for a 3 month internship. Hong has assisted in the identification of indicators to measure outcomes and impacts of capacity development activities in IWRM more specifically activities implemented by Cap-Net and the associated networks.
Hong has also been actively involved in Water Watch Penang , a water education NGO in education, students on the river and water education annually since the year 2006. He loves travelling, blogging and a football fan.
You can contact Hong through our contact form.