About the speaker

About the speaker [Dr Keith Lee]


Dr. Keith Lee
Senior VP,
Asia Sustainable Finance and ESG, WWF


Keith leads the WWF Asia Sustainable Finance team team’s workstream on responsible investment. This involves developing and guiding the execution of the team’s strategy to accelerate the uptake of responsible investment best practice across Singapore, Malaysia, Japan and South Korea. He also spearheads engagement with commercial banks and banking regulators in South Korea. He is co-author or contributor to four WWF sustainable finance reports on responsible investment, sustainable banking and palm oil sector sustainability. He has published in academic peer-reviewed journals on environment and sustainability-related topics and started his career in investment banking.

Keith completed his PhD in city and regional planning at the University of California, Berkeley, where he focused on urban sustainability and food waste. Keith also holds a master’s degree in environmental management from Yale University and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Chicago.

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