Maggie LeeCONSERVATION & CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY

Maggie Lee currently manages the SEA circular project at the United Nations Environment Programme tackling the problem of marine litter in the region. She was previously leading the Market Transformation effort in Singapore for WWF. After working in the retail and fast-moving consumer goods industry in moguls such as Aeon Group, Nestle and P&G, Maggie has been keen on creating sustainable solutions for Asia. With experience from Hong Kong, Canada, Taiwan, Japan and Singapore, she currently manages the secretariat for the Support Asia for Sustainable Palm Oil (SASPO.org), Plastic ACTion (PACT), and Responsible Seafood Group. She is consulted for cross-sector, multinational efforts on sustainable businesses. Maggie speaks English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese and French. She has spoken in over 30 panels in the last couple of years about the focuses of her work – “sustainable procurement of conflict resources”, such as palm oil, plastic and seafood, “responsible consumption” at hotels and of food, “market transformation” for new heights of industry-wide corporate sustainability. Maggie also has a profound interest in empirical research and has recently published one journal article on NGO-corporate alliances.