LEE, Tommy Kevin |

LEE, Tommy Kevin

Tommy Kevin Lee

Research Assistant

B.A. (Hons) Sociology, Nanyang Technological University, 2014

Tommy Kevin Lee
Contact Details
DID: +65 6601 5500 tommykevin@nus.edu.sg
Office Location

469A Bukit Timah Road
Level 2, Tower Block
Singapore 259770


Tommy Kevin is a Research Assistant at the Institute of Water Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. 

He majored in Sociology at Nanyang Technological University, where he was also Research Assistant. He has a previous background in the built environment sector, with work experience in the area of town management.

In 2007, he successfully led a team to develop an anti-mosquito breeding device installable on roof drainage systems. The fully workable prototype won an award at Sembcorp Marine’s Green Wave, a nation-wide competition in environmental sustainability among the tertiary institutions, and was featured on Lianhe Zaobao (23 Jan 2008).

At IWP, he is researching on water policies relating to urban drainage solutions, in particular, the use of Water Sensitive Urban Design in tropical cities, as well as their social use-values in sustainable real estate. He is also working on the social, historical and geopolitical contexts of water governance in Singapore.

Research Interests 

  • Water Sensitive Urban Design / Sustainable drainage
  • Water policies for property development and facilities management
  • Singapore’s water governance



Tommy Kevin. 2015. The Globalization of Production (Chapter 1). In Islam, Md Saidul & Hossain, Md Ismail. ‘Social justice in the Gobalization of Production: Labor, Gender, and the Environment Nexus.’ New York: Palgrave Macmillian.


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