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Senior Lecture of Asian School of the Environment / President
Nanyang Technological University / Nature Society (Singapore)

DR. Shawn Lum is a Senior Lecturer at the NTU Asian School of the Environment. His research interests include tropical forest ecology and the conservation and management of biological diversity.

Shawn is also a volunteer with the Nature Society (Singapore), which he currently serves as its President. As an advocate for the conservation of nature, he has sought ways to make nature a greater part of people’s everyday lives, both as familiar part of our physical surroundings and as a meaningful and important part of our identity.

Shawn was born in Japan, grew up in Hawaii, and spent his entire working career in Singapore, an islander all his life.