Telephone: +66 (0)2 251 4415 (ext. 107)
Title: Research Fellow
Role: Theme co-leader, Transforming Governance
Albert has over 15 years of experience in several countries in Southeast Asia, working on natural resources management, conservation, development and sustainable livelihoods issues.
He has at least 10 years experience in managing multi-country research partnerships and has research experience in Cambodia, Laos, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. He has a multidisciplinary background covering biology, tropical coastal and freshwater fisheries, environmental management and development, and human geography. His research has been focused on the themes of coastal resources management, peri-urban water conflicts, agrarian transition, risk and vulnerabilities, mobility and spatial linkages, livelihoods, peri-urban aquatic food production systems, and the governance of natural resources. His previous appointments include Program Coordinator of Haribon Foundation; Assistant Scientist, the WorldFish Center in Penang, Malaysia; Research Associate of the Challenges in the Agrarian Transition of Southeast Asia Project (ChATSEA)-Durham University; and, Program Specialist, AIT Extension in Bangkok, Thailand.
Albert has a PhD on human geography from Durham University, UK and a masters degree in environmental management and development from the Australian National University, Canberra. Albert also regularly lectures for the Norwegian educational provider, Kulturstudier, for its course (Studying Development) held in Vietnam.
Albert is currently a Research Fellow at SEI-Asia.
Lifestyles and consumption in cities and the links with health and well-being: the case of obesity (Journal article - 2012)
Indonesia Climate Change Adaptation Action plan (RAN-API): Concept Note (Other publications - 2012)
Transforming Governance Factsheet (Fact sheet - 2011)