Dr. Chuthatip Maneepong is Assistant President of Thailand Environment Institute (TEI). She has played a role of focus point for Southeast Asia Core Team Member of the Access Initiative (TAI) since June 2016. She has intensive experience on environmental sustainability, climate change and environmental governance, policy, programming & project formulation. As a Regional Project Manager, she involved in programming on climate change adaptation and water resource management, including a natural disaster risk management project to empower 70 civil society organizations in the GMS, funded by Swedish International Development Agency (Sida), including supporting national advocacy to promote environmental governance to policy makers and key stakeholders, including ministerial, provincial and local government agencies, and the private sector, during 2013-14. One of her expertise is monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) of environmental sustainability programs with gender equality as a cross-cutting theme, both quantitative and qualitative approaches including close to one year with a USAID funded project, the U.S - Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E) at Arizona State University (ASU) in the United States as Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, designing a M&E information system, formulating monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plans and integrating M&E into the design and implementation of all projects and activities, six years as Southeast Asia Environmental Monitor for the flagship environmental program of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). She has provided community based delivery of environmental/health/social services and community adaptation both in rural and urban areas. At present, she is Project Manager of the project on Building the Capacity of Myanmar Migrants on Community-based Environmental Management in Siray Island Mangrove Areas, Phuket, Thailand, funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of East Asia Pacific Affairs (EAP), 2016-17.