independent writer, researcher, journalist
An inquisitive person, Pei Ling is interested in a wide variety of topics as a freelance writer, researcher and 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 2013, she won the Chevening Scholarship to read a one-year MA in Environment and Development at King’s College London.
Since then, Pei Ling has served as a communication consultant with the European Forest Institute’s Asia Regional Office in Kuala Lumpur, and as a research officer at Malaysia’s National Water Services Commission.
She was awarded the Tunku Scholarship to pursue the inaugural MPhil in Anthropocene Studies at the Department of Geography, University of Cambridge in 2020.
She has taken on writing, editing, translation, and rapporteuring assignments with international and local non-profits, including the British Council Malaysia, Greenpeace Kuala Lumpur, Sisters in Islam and Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women (ARROW).
Pei Ling speaks fluent English, Mandarin and Malay. She can be reached at peilinggan[a]gmail.com.