Society for Conservation Biology Malaysia Chapter

Our Vision

We are multi-disciplinary professionals aimed to conserve Malaysia’s biodiversity and ecosystem through knowledge empowerment and policy strengthening for sustainable development.

Our Goals

  1. To advocate, support for, and facilitate the development and dissemination of, conservation science.
  2. To encourage application of science to management and policy.
  3. To provide a platform where conservation professionals from the academia, government, private and non-governmental organisations can network, collaborate and exchange information.
  4. To enhance the visibility of conservation efforts in Malaysia while encouraging the participation of public in such programs.

Executive Board Members 2021/23


Dr. Wong Ee Phin

Principal Investigator of Management and Ecology of Malaysian Elephants (MEME)

Assistant Professor in the School of Environmental and Geographical Sciences, University of Nottingham Malaysia

“I hope SCB-Malaysia will be able to empower early career wildlife conservationists in Malaysia, with the support of local and global conservation professionals.”

Vice President 1

Dr. Wan Nor Fitri

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia

“SCB-Malaysia provides me a different outlook in conservation from my veterinary background. It is an opportunity I treasure and hope to work with some of the esteemed members in the future.”

Vice President 2

Loo Yen Yi

Ph.D. candidate at the University of Auckland, New Zealand

Bioacoustics Research Associate at Management and Ecology of Malaysian Elephants (MEME)

“I am an early career biologist who cares about conserving our natural soundscapes. I hope that through SCB-Malaysia we can work together towards a sustainable tomorrow!”


Kushaal Selvarajah

M.Sc. candidate at Universiti Putra Malaysia

“Envisions SCB-Malaysia as a local platform that brings together professionals from various disciplinary for a greener Malaysia.”


Muhd Azamuddeen

Ph.D. candidate at Monash University Malaysia

“My passion for the environment intertwines with the people around it as I love to learn to speak in their tongue and understand their culture.”