Li Yating is currently a research analyst in the Sustainable Investment Department of the World Resources Institute, mainly responsible for the research on environmental management related projects. She holds an undergraduate degree majoring in environmental science from Queens University, Canada, and a master's degree majoring in environmental engineering from Cornell University, USA. Before joining WRI, she worked in a national environmental research institute. In addition, she has worked as an intern at companies such as Morgan Stanley, AECOM, etc.