Dr. Charles Lee obtained his BSc from the University of Guelph, Canada, and his MSc and PhD from the University of Hawaii, USA. He has more than 25 years' experience in environmental research, education and consulting in North America, and Asia-Pacific countries. His experience encompasses consulting at one of the top environmental consulting firms in the USA, R&D at the Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*Star), and academic teaching and research at University of Newcastle. He is active in teaching and managing the Bachelor of Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (BEnvOHS) program. His research areas include environmental sustainability, environmental waste management, environmental health, and biotechnology solutions to industrial waste treatment.