Dr. Renard Siew is Advisor to Centre for Governance and Political Studies (CENT-GPS), where he is responsible for advancing the organisation’s work in the field of climate change and sustainability. He is Founder of Accelerating Climate Action and has served as Co-Chair of the Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management Working Committee and UNEP-FI’s Collective Commitment on Climate Action. In 2020, he was appointed SDG Champion-Climate Action by the World Economic Forum (WEF). He is a member of the WEF Expert Network Group, serves on the WEF Global Future Council, a Community Champion for Southeast Asia and a Global Lead for the Global Shapers Climate & Environment Steering Committee. He was accepted into the Forbes Fellowship Programme in 2018. Renard is part of the facilitation team at the Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership (CISL). Previously, he was involved in the implementation of the sustainability agenda for various public-listed corporations in Malaysia, and was a postdoctoral fellow & researcher at the Centre for Energy and Environmental Markets (CEEM). Renard is a graduate of Cambridge University and University of New South Wales, Australia. In 2013, he was selected to attend the PhD Academy at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH).

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