Prof. Peter Ng Kee Lin
National University of Singapore
National University of Singapore
Peter Ng is currently Head of the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum in the National University of Singapore.
He is also Director of the country’s Marine Science Research & Development Program under the National Research Foundation; on the Governing Board of St John’s Island National Marine Station; Chairman of the Environmental Advisory Panel, Mandai Safari Park Singapore; and Biologist in Attendance for the Singapore Delegation, UNCLOS, United Nations Intergovernmental Conference on Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, New.
He has worked widely on all aspects of marine and terrestrial biodiversity in Southeast Asia and the region, is an expert on crustacean systematics and has published extensively on the deep-water crustacean fauna of the Indo-West Pacific.
His other research interests include biological nomenclature, diversity of neglected tropical habitats and conservation.
He was until 2019, also a member of the International Commission of Zoological Nomenclature, and also serves as scientific expert for international agencies like the World Bank, FAO, UNEP and IUCN.
Secretary General of the Mohammed VI Foundation for Environmental Protection
Head of State - Principality of Monaco
Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme
Head of Marine Policy and Regional Coordination Section, UNESCO/IOC
Director of the Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
Chief Communications, Brand and Sustainability Officer and Member of AXA’s Management Committee
Oceanic Volcanism – Research Division “Dynamics of the Ocean Floor”, GEOMAR - Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
2x World Record holder and Oceana Ambassador
European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education, Youth and Sport
Program Manager, Shipping Decarbonization Initiative, Aspen Institute
Secretary-General of the United Nations
Chief Executive Officer, International Science Council
Chief Executive Officer, Fugro
Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), United Kingdom
EVP, Global Head of the Ocean Industries Division, DNB Bank ASA
Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, South Shore – St. Margarets, Canada
German Federal Minister of Education and Research
Deputy Director for Climate and Environment, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
South African All-Atlantic Ocean Youth Ambassador
Former MEP, Chair National Committee for the UN Decade Ocean Science for Sustainable Development
Chancellor of Germany
Director General, Pacific Community
Early Career Disaster Scientist, University of Delaware
Director General, International Union for Conservation of Nature
CEO & Executive Director , United Nations Global Compact
Postdoctoral Researcher at the Stockholm Resilience Centre
President of the Republic of Seychelles
Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO
Minister of the Sea, Portugal
German All-Atlantic Ocean Youth Ambassador
Ambassador UNSG Special Envoy for the Ocean
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