Lih Hern Yow
Principal Consultant & Trainer
Lih Hern has a background in chemical engineering and is an experienced professional in emergency preparedness and crisis management, specialising in the field of oil spill incidents. He developed core skills in operational and technical aspects of oil spill response with participation in various spills and exercises globally, and through leadership position in various key functions (duty manager, logistics and asset management).
Started as an external secondment posting to ExxonMobil, Lih Hern gained exposure towards training delivery and response plan development. He took on the full role of consultant in 2018 when he was designated as the project manager for a high impact project, providing emergency and oil spill response to Ministry of Public Works and Transport in Laos. He continued to project manage other high-value long term projects such as capability building for the National Marine Safety Authority of Papua New Guinea and capability assessment for Marine Department of Brunei.