YOUNG Wei Ping is an independent researcher and archaeologist with research interests in environmental archaeology, food histories, sustainability, and how natural and cultural systems intersect.

She is currently a Research Assistant for the Singapore Management University, investigating sustainable conservation approaches to death spaces in Asia. As a cultural heritage practitioner, she has supported historical and archaeological work in Singapore through the ISEAS -Yusof Ishak Institute and the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM), and has participated in fieldwork in the Southeast Asian region and abroad.