Peat Resource Person Details
Category: Individual
Salutation: Mr
Name: Faizal Parish
Nationality: United Kingdom
Age: 57
Title/Designation: Director
Organization/Company Name: Global Environment Centre
Organization/Company Address: No.78, 2nd Floor, Wisma Hing, Jalan SS2/72, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.
Current Working Location: Malaysia
Email: fparish@gec.org.my
Telephone: Office: +603 7957 2007
Mobile:
Languages: English
French
Indonesian
Malay
Qualifications: B.Sc. (Hons) Biology (Ecology); Durham University England, 1982
Focal Area of Interest: Management
Technical
Years of Peat Related Working Experience: 36
Field of Peat Related Expertise/Specializations:
Please tick where applicable
Fire Management
Water Management
Biodiversity Assessment
Ecology
Carbon Assessment
Restoration/Rehabilitation
Policy & Governance
Resource Planning & Management
Environmental Impact Assessment
Country(ies) that you have Worked in the SEA Region: Indonesia
Lao PDR
Malaysia
Philippines
Singapore
Thailand
Australia
Bangladesh
China
India
Japan
Kenya
Pakistan
South Africa
Tanzania
United Kingdom
Peat Related Professional Experience/History: Internationally recognized expert in assessment and management coastal, wetland, river basin and natural resources, with 30 years international working experience in nearly 20 countries primarily in the Asia Pacific Region. Active in promoting integrated river basin management and author of global guidelines on integrated wetland and river basin Management for Ramsar convention. Nearly 30 years working with Malaysian government agencies, private sector and civil society organisations to address river and wetland management issues. Familiar with river pollution control measures and plantation sector. Nearly 10 years working with oil palm sector through round table on sustainable palm oil and other mechanisms. Experienced in the development of guidelines for the management of forests, wetlands, rivers and other natural resources.   Specialist in the management and restoration of rivers, peatlands, mangrove, and other ecosystems. Significant experience in developing and facilitating multistakeholder dialogues and partnerships involving, government, NGO, Private sector and community representatives.
Publication(s): (If any) Published over 120 technical reports and scientific papers.   
Website(s): www.gec.org.my
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