Ying Cui is a Senior Research Fellow at the RCCEF and in charge of the Climate Finance Team, as well as the Carbon Finance Lab at IIGF. She holds a master’s degree in environmental engineering from Queen’s University Belfast, UK. Her major research area is Climate Finance. She has more than 10 years of working experience in the field of climate change and was the Technical Director of EDF Trading China for a long period of time, conducting the development and management of more than 200 energy saving and emission reduction projects. She also developed the CDM(Clean Development Mechanism) methodology for waste incineration and successfully registered the 1st coal mine methane utilization CDM project and the 1st LNG power generation CDM project on the UNFCCC.