Profile / Bio:
- Forest Trends (senior researcher) and Environmental Economics Program in the PRC (adjunct research fellow), China Eco-compensation Policy Research Center
- M.A. Agricultural & Applied Economics (2001) and Ph.D. Environmental & Research Economics (2002), Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- Developing an exhaustive list of public and private-sector eco-compensation mechanisms, ecosystem market-related policies and local innovations in market-based instruments for environmental policy in the PRC
- Developing a network of experts and relevant stakeholders (including government officials and private sector professionals) to help enable the successful development of payment for ecosystem services mechanisms of public-private partnerships for funding conservation and environmental initiatives in the PRC