Dr. Hezri Adnan

Dr. Hezri Adnan

Dr HezriDr. Hezri Adnan is Director of Technology, Innovation, Environment and Sustainability at ISIS Malaysia. He has extensive experience in research and policy advocacy on development and sustainability issues. His specialization is comparative public policy spanning areas such as green economy, natural resources governance and sustainable development strategy. Dr Hezri is a member of the United Nations’ International Resource Panel (IRP, hosted by UNEP), which focuses on strategic issues of resource scarcity, efficiency and decoupling.

He is also Adjunct Fellow at the Fenner School of Environment and Society of the Australian National University (ANU), Associate Fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia, and formerly Distinguished Visiting Professor, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

Dr Hezri has consulted for governments and international organizations in areas related to his expertise. He has been awarded research fellowships by various institutions abroad, including the Australian Studies Fellowship by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Commonwealth of Australia, International Leadership Programme by the United States Department of State, and the Asian Public Intellectuals Fellowship by The Nippon Foundation of Japan.

His academic training is multi-disciplinary, with a Ph.D in Public Policy from the ANU, Master of Science in Environment and Development from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, and Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology from the University of Sheffield.