University of Calgary

Suzanne Chew

  • Doctoral Student
  • Masters Thesis Students


Subdisciplines within Human Geography: Critical Geography

Fields: Climate Change, Communication, Public Participation, Polar Studies, Affective Geographies

Theory: Political Ecology, Hegemony, Social Constructivism, Post-Structuralism


Masters of Science, Environmental Technology
(Distinction, Major Environmental Economics and Policy)
Imperial College London

Bachelor of Science & Associateship of the Royal College of Science, Physics
(1st Class Honours)
Imperial College London

Currently Teaching

Not currently teaching any courses.

Professional Experience

Founder and Director, Little Climate, Singapore

  • Set up Little Climate, an initiative focused on creative climate communication via innovative media.
  • Wrote and published book of climate cartoons based on United Nations climate reports and journal articles.

Alliance Director, Nexus for Development, Singapore

  • Director of a nonprofit co-operative responsible for managing and growing alliance of civil society organizations and social enterprises.
  • Managed low-carbon programs in water purification, household biogas, clean cookstoves and bioenergy and participated in workshops and site visits in Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar, China, Kenya.

Regional Manager, Tradition Green, London and Singapore

  • Responsible for managing low-carbon project portfolio valued at US$270M, across technologies including renewables, waste-to-energy, industrial energy efficiency and household lighting, focused on Asia.
  • Strengthened strategic relationships with local project partners in Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, China and India, as well as with European government, institutional and corporate partners.   

Consultant, The pH Group, London

Business Analyst, McKinsey & Company, Singapore


Chew, Suzanne. 2016. Little Climate: We Need to Talk about Climate Disruption. Little Climate.

Blog articles

Chew, Suzanne. 2016. “How the Poor Are Saving the Planet (and What You Can Do, Too).TriplePundit

Chew, Suzanne. 2016. “From Climate Cartoons to Catharsis: How a Little Goes a Long Way.” Climate Psychology Alliance

Chew, Suzanne. 2016. “Everything You Need to Know About Climate Change, in Cartoons!TriplePundit.

Current Studies

  • Doctoral Student
    Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
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