Lei Yin joined the WRI China office in November 2012 as a Research Analyst to the Climate and Energy Program. She provides analytical support in data quality management and assurance to the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol project in China.
Before joining WRI, Lei was a GHG Lead Assessor and Product Coordinator in the SGS Climate Change Program. She offered a range of validation and verification services for GHGs emission reduction projects in China related to biomass power generation, waste heat recovery, wind and hydropower and district heating systems.
Lei received her masters degree in MSc in Environmental Science from York University obtained in 2009. Her masters thesis focused on developing a math model to assess the potential sensitivity of rice and wheat crops to ground-level ozone and the future climate change. The whole research project was supported by Stockholm Environment Institute, York Centre (UK). She also has research experience in the field of carbon footprint analysis.