Senior Manager, Plant Introduction & Health, Gardens by the Bay. Singapore

Presentation:  Gardens by the Bay – a 21st Century Garden Destination

Mei Leng graduated with Diploma in Horticulture from Royal Botanic Garden, Kew in UK in 2009. Prior to her time in Kew Garden, she had participated in a one year practical training in Horticulture with the Royal Horticultural Society, Wisley Garden in UK. She has about 22 years of experience in horticulture and is both a grower and propagator. She started her early career in horticulture with Singapore Botanic Gardens in 1997.

After graduating from Kew Gardens, Mei Leng returned to Singapore and joined Gardens by the Bay in 2010. She was involved in the landscape planting of both the outdoor gardens as well as the Cloud Forest Conservatory. She was the Manager for Cloud Forest Conservatory operations until 2014 where she was transferred to the Plant Introduction Department.  She is currently a Senior Manager in Plant Introduction overseeing the management of two nurseries specializing in tropical plants. Besides being an accomplished grower and propagator, Mei Leng has also begun her training as an orchid breeder.  Very keen to acquire plant knowledge, she is currently taking her Master in Horticulture with the Royal Horticultural Society in UK.