International Project Officer, Plantlife International. Dr. Chan has been involved in protected areas management and conservation for over seven years. Her international experience includes working in USA and Belize. She has worked on research projects aimed at identifying past land use based on plant indicator species, quantifying the extent of wild harvesting of palm species, as well as enabling projects aimed at developing the capacity of national stakeholders to implement conservation actions. Her research work focuses on understanding spatial patterns in plant diversity to inform conservation planning. She is an avid reader and eater.