Sam is a researcher and geoscientist who has worked for a number of NGOs and academic institutions, focusing on environmental issues throughout Asia. He was employed by ADM Capital Foundation from 2016 to 2019, most recently as Environment Research Manager, overseeing projects on water security and wildlife crime. He obtained an MSc from the University of Exeter, UK, in 2013, with his research focusing on changing dynamics of the cryosphere and the impacts on societies in Asia and South America.
Global, Hong Kong
December 20, 2022
Following ten days of deliberation and discussion at CITES CoP19 (see Part I: CoP19, what it is and why it’s important), 46 out of the 52 proposals to bolster controls on species threatened by unsustainable levels of ...
China, Global, Hong Kong
October 11, 2022
Following nearly three years of lockdowns and extended quarantine, last week, we attended the United for Wildlife (UfW) Global Summit in London, where we reunited and reconnected with many friends and colleagues working on ...
January 21, 2019
New report for the first time documents the scale and nature of wildlife trafficking in Hong Kong, highlighting serious and organized crime. Hong Kong’s illegal wildlife trade is contributing to a global extinction crisis. ...
June 27, 2017
The process is now underway to eliminate the ivory trade in Hong Kong. On June 6th, the Legislative Council (LegCo) gathered to hear Hong Kong residents’ thoughts on the government’s proposed ban on ivory – a bill ...