Xiaozhen Li is Sustainable Finance Lead in WRI Sustainable Investment Program, she is focusing on sustainable finance related projects management and research studies in China.

Prior to joining WRI, Xiaozhen has served at the Paulson Institute, where she focused on supporting the Institute’s Green Finance Center to develop and implement green finance initiatives in China. Prior to that, Xiaozhen worked at China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Corporation, in this capacity, she has accumulated board experiences in research, consultancy and project management in the fields of green finance and low carbon development. Xiaozhen has been an individual consultant for the World Bank and Asian Development Bank, and she is also a member of the China National Democratic Construction Association.