Writer. Researcher. Ex-Journo.
An inquisitive person, Pei Ling is interested in a wide variety of topics as a writer, researcher and former journalist. This site is a selection of her writings that have been published in the Malaysian and international press from 2009 to 2019.
She graduated with a first class journalism degree from Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) in 2010. In late 2013, she won the British Chevening Scholarship to read a one-year MA in Environment and Development at King’s College London. She has also received a Special Prize in Penang’s inaugural Green Journalism Award in 2011 for a column on plastic pollution.
Pei Ling currently serves as a senior executive in the strategic planning division at Malaysia’s National Water Services Commission. She has been awarded the Tunku Scholarship to pursue a MPhil in Anthropocene Studies at the University of Cambridge in fall 2020.
She has taken on writing, editing, translation, and rapporteuring assignments with international and local non-profits. Pei Ling speaks fluent English, Mandarin, Malay and Cantonese. She can be reached at peilinggan[a]gmail.com.