Karen Chand

Director, Education Studies; Co-Network Manager, SDSN Malaysia

Education Studies

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Karen is the Director of Education Studies at the SDSN's Asia Headquarters. She is spearheading efforts under the Mission 4.7 initiative to transform K-12 education in the Asia Pacific by making sustainable development a key feature of national curriculums. Karen was previously the Director of Strategy and Operations at the Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development at Sunway University, Malaysia.

Prior to joining Sunway, Karen was with the Razak School of Government, Malaysia, where she led the development and delivery of senior level public sector executive education programs; and research projects on public sector improvement. She began her career as a strategy consultant at PwC.

Karen holds a Master in Sustainable Development Management from Sunway University; a Master in ASEAN Studies from the University of Malaya; and a BSc in Finance and Accounting from the University of London.