Dr Lim Po Teen began his academic career at the Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) in 2000, with Master of Science in Marine Science from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He received his PhD from the School of Fisheries Science (now as School of Marine Bioscience), Kitasato Univeristy in Japan in 2007. He joins University of Malaya (UM) in January 2014 as an Associate Professor at the Institute of Ocean and Eearth Sciences and being appointed as Head of Bachok Marine Research Station. Teaching and Supervision Over the years in his academic career, Dr Lim has involved in development of course portfolio and teaching of various courses from undergraduate and postgraduate courses in marine sciences. More than 40 final year project (FYP) students, 20 master students and five PhD candidates have completed their studies under his supervision. Currently, he is supervising eight Master students and three PhD candidates. Research and Development As the leading researcher in Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) research in Malaysia, he has contributed to the R&D of HABs in the country. He has published more than 150 papers, including 35 ISI papers from research undertaken through national and international research collaborations. To date, he has secured and completed 15 research projects funded by national and international agencies. He has delivered >80 presentations in national as well as international conferences. Management Po Teen is leading the Malaysian JSPS-HABs Project under the JSPS-ORI Coastal Marine Science Program. Steering Committee member of IOC SCOR GLOBALHAB Program, IOC WESTPAC Toxic Marine Organism (WESTPAC-TMO) and Harmful Algal Blooms (WESTPAC-HABs) programmes. He is a expert panel of the National Technical Working Group of Biotoxins and HABs. He also organized scientific training workshops at national and international levels. Consultancy Po Teen is a registered consultant under Natural Resources and Environmental Board (NREB) and registered subject specialist under Department of Environment Malaysia (DOE). He actively involved in consultancy projects whenever his expertise in marine ecology is needed. He also serves as council members of MENGO and Malaysian Society of Marine Sciences (MSMS).