Huey is Head of Implementation, Climate Action Implementation – Southeast Asia for UKAID’s UCAP CAI Programme, where she oversees climate action mainstreaming and implementation at Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and Quezon City.
Prior to joining C40, her experience included leading the implementation of urban sustainability initiatives, including facilitating the entry of Kuala Lumpur into C40 at the highly successful National Transformation Program (NTP) of the Malaysian Government, where systemic transformation is materialized through co-creation of solutions and relentless recursive implementation efforts. She has also supported the development of Kuala Lumpur’s Climate Action Plan 2050, as well as developing C40’s ESEAO 2022-2024 Regional Business Plan. She led the advocacy work with the Government of Malaysia in accelerating EV adoption in Malaysia through 30 catalytic incentives, proposed to be financed through targeted fuel subsidy rationalization, which has seen a 300% increase in EV adoption as an outcome.
Huey completed her MSc Sustainable Cities in King’s College London on a UK Government Chevening Scholarship and holds a Bachelor of Science (Psychology and Genetics) from the University of Melbourne, Australia. She is a YSEALI Professional Fellow alumni and is fluent in 6 Asian & European languages, contributing greatly to cross-cultural understanding, which is crucial for team and stakeholder influencing.