Yani Wang works for Trase, the transparency for sustainable economies platform at SEI Headquarters – Global Agendas, Climate and Systems Division. As a program coordinator, she is responsible for managing and monitoring the timely delivery of project outputs across multiple workstreams on database, analysis, product, impact and policy engagement, as well as facilitating partnership maintenance and initiation.
Prior to SEI, Yani served as a policy and program coordinator at UNDP China, during which she authored a flagship policy report on low-carbon development and coordinated large-scale events. She has work experience from UNESCO’s World Water Assessment Programme and consultancy firms in the climate area.
Yani holds a MSc in Development Studies from SOAS University of London and BA in Southeast Asia Studies from Beijing Foreign Studies University. She speaks English, Chinese, Thai and Lao.