Dr. Zhe Liu is the Research, Data & Innovation Director of WRI China.

She graduated from China Agricultural University with a PhD on Economics in 2010.

Prior to this new position, she was an associate senior researcher fellow at National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation (NCSC).

Before that, she worked as an assistant researcher, and then as an associate researcher in the Policy Research Centre for Environment and Economy (PRCEE).

She did her post-doc research as an assistant researcher in the Institute for Urban and Environmental Studies (IUE) of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) in 2013. Her research areas mainly cover international and domestic climate policies.