Dr Merrin Pearse
Dr Merrin Pearse is a facilitator and connector passionate about business being a force for good. He has a wide range of international experience working for Government Departments, SMEs, international companies and NGOs in stakeholder engagement roles, quality assurance, auditing, and sustainability. He brings with him his land surveying and engineering expertise, as well as, his experience in delivering experiential leadership learning programs on sustainability. With a problem solving engineer’s mind, he is able to come up with alternative scenarios for client issues. Recent projects have involved implementing recycling and waste minimisation strategies at the Volvo Ocean Race Hong Kong Stopover and working with The Peninsula Hotels to develop a plastic waste reduction strategy. Raised on a dairy farm in New Zealand, he grew up loving the outdoors and picking fruit to make pocket money. For over 10 years he has loved living in a rural village on Lantau Island in Hong Kong where he can walk dogs amongst free roaming cows and buffalo.