M.Sc. Biology (Tropical Ecology)
Carsten is a Senior Technical Advisor for sustainable water management and bio-engineering with 25 years of professional experience. He has worked in South-East Asia continuously since 1993 and is based in Singapore, where he founded Enviro Pro Green Innovations (S) Pte Ltd, a member of a regional group of companies under the Enviro Pro brand, headquartered in Singapore.
Carsten has worked closely with Singapore government agencies such as National Parks Board and Public Utilities Board. He provides specialist design advice on applied bio-engineering solutions and sustainable drainage programs. Under his leadership, Enviro Pro has consulted for, designed and/or built a number of PUB ABC Waters Projects and other bio-engineering projects for private sector clients. Abroad, Carsten has consulted for the Federal Department of Irrigation and Drainage Malaysia (JPS) and private sector development companies, including Selangor Dredging Berhard (SDB).
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B. Bus & EnvSci, MConBio
Sarah graduated with a Master in Conservation Biology from Victoria University of Wellington in 2013. She has previously worked as a Research Assistant in Hong Kong Polytechnic University. During her time in PolyU, she researched on river hydrology and flow patterns, conducted regular ecological field surveys and in-situ experiments in flood channels and natural streams.
At Enviro Pro, she is involved in Environmental and Biodiversity assessments, as well as projects integrating ecological enhancements into existing and proposed developments.
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Ecologist / Conservation Management Specialist
B. LArch, MEnvSci
Yang Xu is a landscape architect who is familiar with PUB ABC certification in Singapore, having worked on several PUB ABC projects, including 1 project that won the LIAS gold award in 2017. He holds a Master’s degree in Environment and a Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture. He has 8 years of work experience in different countries such as Singapore, Malaysia and China and has worked on international projects involving countries like Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Iran and Bahrain. His international experience has familiarised him with bioengineering, urban greening, and stormwater management, both as a consultant and as a contractor.
At Enviro Pro, he is involved in bioengineering projects for river rehabilitation and the creation of a bio-drain, both in Singapore and in Malaysia.
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B.Sc. Civil Engineering, MSustainability
Sustainability Engineer /
Abee graduated with a Masters in Sustainability from United Nations University-Institute for the Advanced Study Sustainability in Tokyo, Japan. He had previously worked as an executive Civil Engineer (Water Management & Design) at Centre for Flood Control and Water Management, Colombo and as a Civil engineer at Engineering Design Centre, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya. He has 7 years of working/training experience in Sri Lanka and Tokyo.
At Enviro Pro, he is involved in various bioengineering projects involving the construction of bioretention basins, bioswales, natural swales and biodrains both in Singapore and in Malaysia.
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Jeffrey is an environmental scientist, ecologist and engineer with a B.Sc. honours (1st Class) and Ph.D. in Ecology & Environmental Science from the United Kingdom, with his Ph.D. sponsored by the UK Water research Centre. He has over 20 years of post-doctorate work experience in the private, government, and academic sectors. He has had professional resident experiences in Singapore (14 years), United Kingdom (3 years), Hong Kong (4 years), USA (2 years), and the Middle East (3 years) in water quality, environmental impact assessment, sustainable development and climate change.
Dr. Jeffrey Obbard
Sustainability & Climate Change Specialist
James T. Berdach is an international consultant with over 20 years of experience in the formulation, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of natural resources and environment related development projects. Mr. Berdach has worked in the capacity of project manager/team leader and technical specialist, and has experience on projects involving biodiversity conservation; the management of coastal/marine resources, forest lands and watersheds; protected area planning and management; environmental policy; environmental safeguards and environmental assessment; climate change; ecotourism planning; and environmental awareness-raising, training, and capacity-building. His applied technical knowledge is based on a strong foundation of academic training and field studies in the biological and botanical sciences. His extensive international experience has facilitated the successful completion of challenging assignments within a variety of cultural settings, each with its own unique constraints and opportunities.
Coastal Resource Management Specialist
Lim Kim Seng
Associate Bird Specialist
Kim Seng is a dedicated Environmental Conservationist and Educator with over four decades of experience in Environmental Education, Appreciation and Conservation. He is presently a part-time lecturer at Republic Polytechnic in the School of Sports, Health and Leisure and a freelance nature tour guide and environmental consultant.
He has detailed working knowledge on the formulation of conservation proposals for sites of biodiversity conservation importance - Senoko, Sungei Buloh, Sungei Khatib Bangsu, Panti Forest Reserve (Malaysia) and Pulau Ubin. He has been leading nature trips for Nature Society (Singapore) since 1979 and has coordinated and participated in bird censuses and bird races since 1984. He also coordinated bird watching courses for Nature Society (Singapore) since 2003.
Associate Butterfly Specialist
Simon graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the National University of Singapore in 1985. After which, he also completed a NCC Diploma in Computer Studies from the National Computing Centre, U.K. as well as a BCS/NCC Certiicate in Systems Analysis and Design. He also completed the Project Management Professional Course from the PM Institute US.
He has great familiarity with flora and fauna, especially butterflies, moths, dragonflies and fish. He also has stellar communication, management, planning and supervisory skills. Simon is also assertive in environmental issues, specifically conservation. He is actively involved in the field of biodiversity studies, providing butterfly experience consultancy services.
Tang harbours a love for dragonfly watching and is a passionate photographer. Combining both his passions, he wrote and compiled a book "A photographic guide to the dragonflies of Singapore" with co-authors Wang Luan Keng and Matti Hämäläinen, published by the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research in 2010. He also enjoys observing the behaviour of dragonflies and insects and even capturing the on video recordings. He is currently exploring farming using natural farming methods.
Tang Hung Bun
Associate Odonate Specialist