Nithi is Director and Regional Coordinator of Climate Action Network Southeast Asia and President of the Environmental Protection Society Malaysia. He is a Civil Society Observer to the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and an Advisory Group member of CIF’s Evaluation and Learning Initiative. Nithi is Co-Organiser of the Just Transition Forum Asia, held annually since 2021. He is Past President of Chevening Alumni Malaysia, an association of leaders awarded the Chevening Scholarship by the UK Government. Nithi is an International Advisory Board member of the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies at Liverpool Hope University. He has Masters’ degrees from the University of South Australia. A vegetarian since 1969 at the age of nine, Nithi became a vegan in 2021.