Project Manager, Environmental Law & Governance Project, NRDC China
Cicely Cheng's work focuses on promoting the implementation of climate finance policies and related practices. Through cooperation with financial regulators, financial institutions, and research institutions, she identifies key areas to promote the development of green finance and transition finance, and to mobilize investment to flow to green, low carbon and climate-friendly fields. Cicely had nearly ten years of hands-on investment experience in venture capital and private equity sectors. When she worked as an Investment Director for a RMB 5 billion fund established by the National Development Bank, she led the efforts to funnel the money to several projects focusing on environment protection and consumption. She holds an MS in International Financial Markets from the University of Southampton in the UK.