Meng Han is the PRC’s representative to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)-World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC). Since 2015, Hans’ role contributes to a broader UNEP-WCMC strategy to promote UNEP’s strategic presence in the PRC and the Asia-Pacific region. She specifically assists in leveraging UNEP-WCMC’s expertise and resources to strengthen UNEP’s biodiversity capabilities delivered through its regional and country offices, and provides more effective support to national and regional governments and other stakeholders.
Prior to her current role, Han worked with IUCN UK office, leading the climate change vulnerability assessment work for Tanzania. She was also involved with UNEP-WCMC’s Science Programme, covering protected area effectiveness assessment and developing conservation portfolio for West Africa.
Han holds a PhD degree from the University of Cambridge.