Assistant Research Specialist 

Bren 4024



Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Remote sensing, Data Analysis & Visualization 


  • BSc (Hons), Remote Sensing, University Technology Malaysia


Jason Benedict is an Assistant Research Specialist who joined CEL in January 2018. Jason received his B.S degree in Remote Sensing from University of Technology Malaysia in 2004. He is interested in using data science and geospatial technologies to map supply chains and better understand the environmental and social impacts of no deforestation, no peat, no exploitation (NDPE) policies and eco-certification in oil palm supply chains. Prior to joining the lab, Jason was the Data Analytics and Visualization Lead at The Forest Trust in Malaysia. In his spare time, Jason enjoys going for a good run, catching a movie, reading and following his favorite football team, Liverpool FC.


Variation in perception of environmental change in nine Solomon Islands communities: implications for securing fairness in community-based adaptation
JE Ensor, KE Abernethy, ET Hoddy, S Aswani, S Albert, I Vaccaro, ...
Regional environmental change 18 (4), 1131-1143    

Understanding the gender dimensions of adopting climate-smart smallholder aquaculture innovations
M Morgan, A Choudhury, M Braun, D Beare, J Benedict, P Kantor

Enhancing the gender-equitable potential of aquaculture technologies
M Morgan, A Choudhury, M Braun, D Beare, J Benedict, P Kantor

Corporate ownership and dominance of Indonesia’s oil palm supply chain: Implications for supply chain transparency
R Pirard, N Schulz, J Benedict, R Heilmayr, R Febrian, B Ayre, H Bellfield  

Report of the MPA Atlas and the interactive online database portal of the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem
TS Jiau, N Fatan, STS Lay, JJ Benedict, D Beare
Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem Project (BOBLME)