Born in Malaysia, grew up in New Zealand and relocated to Sydney in January 2022. In his free time, Lit Wei is an enthusiastic hiker and globetrotter who has backpacked across Europe, Asia, and Australia, with a passion for continuing his explorations. He also enjoys running and playing squash.
He has dedicated many years to youth advocacy and has been involved in local and regional youth boards while in Auckland. His impact extended globally as he represented New Zealand at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in 2021 and participated in international youth forums in China and Japan. His passion lies in uniting people to address climate issues, empower the youth, and drive meaningful change.
Professionally, Lit Wei serves as a Senior Policy Officer in Circular Economy within the Office of Energy and Climate Change in the NSW Government. His previous roles have involved working in climate change and sustainability in the public and private sector in Australia and NZ.