Photo of Chun-See, looking into the camera with a smile and crossed arms, standing in the sun in front of a metal mesh installation

Chun-See Tsao

Program Manager, RAY Fellowship Program

he/him

Chun-See Tsao (he/him), RAY Program Manager at ELP, grew up exploring the U.S. and Hong Kong countryside. Drawing from his experiences in the sciences and humanities, he is passionate about finding systemic, people-based solutions to ongoing challenges of climate change and environmental justice. He is committed to supporting emerging environmental leaders and shifting organizational cultures towards more just and equitable outcomes.

Chun-See is an ELP National Fellow (2021) and serves on the Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition (MLTC) Young Lands Professionals Committee. He was also previously exhibition co-curator for Ecology in the Making: A History of Amateur Naturalists in Hong Kong; English editor for The Pulse of Nature – Mid-Levels West; board member of Madison Community Cooperative; and founder of community-led art-commissioning startup CrowdArt. He holds a B.Sc. Chemistry & Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a M.Sc. Environmental Management from The University of Hong Kong.

In his free time, he enjoys reading, drawing, birding, herping, volunteering on local lands and taking meandering side-adventures into cultural history.