Ms. Shom TEOH, Programme Manager, Sustainable Cities, IGES

Shom's research focuses on policies to enable sustainable and low-carbon development in cities. She leads the ASEAN ESC Model Cities programme, which provides technical assistance, seed funding and other forms of support. Prior to IGES in May 2010, she has conducted research on solid waste management policies and legislation in Japan and Southeast Asia. She previously worked as a journalist and as a Communications Officer for Energy and Environment issues in UNDP Malaysia.