Xi is a doctoral student at the Environmental Change Institute (ECI), University of Oxford. Her research focuses on understanding how the Chinese infrastructure system is vulnerable to climate change impacts such as flooding and droughts, and what the adaptation implications are for policy makers. Before joining the ECI, Xi conducted policy research at the Chinese Ministry of the Environment and Ministry of Land and Resources on both domestic and global levels. She also worked at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on Sino-African relations, UK-India Business council on corporate social responsibility, and as an analyst at Legal & General on investing in China. Xi holds a BSc in Environmental Policy with Economics and an MSc in Environmental Economics and Climate Change from the London School of Economics.
Talk Title: “The Spatial Exposure of the Chinese Infrastructure System to Flooding and Drought Hazards”