May Tan-Mullins | Dean International and Chief Sustainability Officer
James Cook University

May Tan-Mullins, Dean International and Chief Sustainability Officer, James Cook University

Professor May Tan-Mullins became Dean International at the James Cook University on the 1 Sept 2021. She is also the Chief Sustainability Officer of James Cook University. She held multiple senior leadership position in the University of Nottingham Ningbo China, in addition to being Director of multiple Central Eastern European Countries (CEEC) think tanks in China. She has worked in Durham University, UK and the National University of Singapore. In addition, she is a recipient of the esteemed Camellia Friendship Award from the Ningbo government, China, in 2018 and the Westlake Friendship Award from Zhejiang provincial government, China, in 2021. May Tan-Mullins’s research interests are political ecology of rising China, environmental and energy justice, poverty alleviation and building resilience for the poorest and most vulnerable in the Tropics. Based on her expertise in various international development and human security issues, she was a consultant for the UNDP, National Bureau of Asian Research (US), Revenue Watch Institute (US) and the Chinese government. She has conducted extensive training for senior leaders of Chinese enterprises on Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) and risk mitigation strategies for Belt and Road Initiative projects. She is also an ESG/ Sustainability trainer for the Singapore National Employers Federation, helping Small and Medium Enterprises to embark onto the Sustainability journey.


EDUtech Asia 2024 Conference Day 2 @ 15:20

Panel – The future of sustainable education

  • Adapting curriculum to include sustainability education as a fundamental component
  • Exploring the role of educational institutions in promoting environmental sustainability
  • Educating students to be responsible global citizens
last published: 12/Jul/24 05:15 GMT

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