Food security research, smallholder livelihoods development, organic agriculture and permaculture, biogas, payment for ecosystem services, ethnographic methods, energy resources assessment, Chinese civil society. Experience in China, South-East Asia, US, and West Africa.
Building IIED’s strategy and actions on engaging China across the Institute’s work. Building partnerships in China. Research on Chinese agriculture and resource issues in Senegal and elsewhere.
Assistant Executive Director of the Global Environmental Institute, Beijing, China.
MSc (Distinction) Environmental Change and Management, University of Oxford Blakemore Freeman Scholar, IUP Tsinghua University, Beijing; BA (suma cum laude) Chinese and Anthropology/Sociology, Middlebury College, US.
English (native); Mandarin Chinese (fluent); French (advanced)