Ms Sharon Seah is Senior Fellow and Coordinator at the ASEAN Studies Centre, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. Prior to joining the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, Ms Seah was Associate Director of the NUS Centre for International Law. She has spent 14 years in the National Environment Agency and Ministry of Foreign Affairs prior to entering academia, including a diplomatic posting to the Singapore Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand from 2003 to 2007. Ms Seah maintains an interest in climate change and environmental issues; multilateralism and ASEAN development. Ms Seah graduated with a Master in Public and International Law from the University of Melbourne in 2018.

Articles by Sharon Seah (27)

The State of Southeast Asia’s Green Recovery Post Covid-19

Melinda Martinus|Sharon Seah

Despite the high levels of interest in green investments in the region, some ASEAN countries are wavering in their commitments to clean energy transition.

Moving Southeast Asia’s Climate Needle: One Thread at a Time

Sharon Seah|Melinda Martinus

Southeast Asia remains deeply concerned about the effects of climate change, but commitment and enthusiasm for practical action vary.

55th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting: Much Ado About Everything (or Nothing)?

Sharon Seah|Joanne Lin|Melinda Martinus

The ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meetings last week occurred at a time when the region was seeing ructions, be it in the Taiwan Strait, Myanmar or the war in Ukraine. ASEAN can boast that it has retained its convening power, but this in itself might be insufficient.

Small Business and Climate Change: The Last Frontier?

Michael Schaper|Sharon Seah

Helping the world’s smallest businesses to deal with climate change might hold the key to a complete solution for global warming.

Has ASEAN Reached the Point of Diminishing Returns with Myanmar?

Sharon Seah|Moe Thuzar

The State Administration Council has cleverly gamed the ASEAN system for its own ends and dragged out the implementation of the Five-Point Consensus. It is time for ASEAN to pack more punch into the office of the Special Envoy to Myanmar.