Jiang Nanqing, PhD in ecology, graduated from Beijing Normal University. In her professional field, she’s got an academic background in ecology and environment, and worked extensively with research institutions to achieve significant results in promoting the effects of policy on the transformation of scientific results. She worked in universities and international research institutions in Netherlands, Japan, Israel, and Kenya for more than 7 years and was engaged in post-doctoral and research in agroecology. In 2007, she returned to China and worked for INBAR as theECBP Officer.
After that, sheworked at China office of UNEP for 10 years, where she’s responsible for promoting and coordinating the planning and implementation of UNEP initiatives and strategic areas in China and promoting the mainstreaming of environment at national level. She is familiar with international and national environmental affairs and the United Nations framework planning at national level. She has applied international concepts and strategies to serve national needs and providedtransboundary solutions to environmental, energy and resource issues. Besides, shehas built an extensive network of partners to achieve multiple benefits of sustainable development.
She has extensive experience in national project management and development, including scientific assessments, project solutions, partnerships and resource mobilization. She also has given full play to the role of the United Nations platform, built multi-stakeholder partnerships, and promoted sustainable priority issues in cross-cutting areas, such as sustainable consumption, environmental education, sustainable cities and energy.
She has integrated science, policy and management, and worked with different partners to achieve sustainable development of environment. With her efforts, she has successfully promoted the implementation of several UNEP initiatives in China, such as the green economy initiative, sustainable consumption and sustainable value chains, resource-efficient cities, urban regional energy, economics of ecosystems and biodiversity, and youth environmental education.
She joined CPRRA in Oct. 2018, and took CPRRA as the first China Sectoral Association to join Global Commitment raised by Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UNEP of “ New Plastics Economy” in late 2018. She also serves the external expert of EU-China Environmental Policy and Circular Economy Dialogue, WWF International Consultant on Platics. She was invited by China Delegation to WTO to attend first WTO event on plastic pollution, she was invited by EU to attend EU Circular Economy Conference and World Circular Economy Conference. She also the author of newspaper and magzine articles on Plastics, and was interviewed by media and CGTN. She is the leading figure in plastic recycling sector in China.