Dr Yu Jie (Cherry) is the programme coordinator for the East Asia International Affairs Programme She gained her doctorate at the International Relations Department, LSE. Her thesis titles as "Partnership ot Partnerships: An Examination on China-EU relations by using China-EU collaboration on climate change and clean energy technology as a case study". She also gives frequent comments on China's foregin policy as well as China's direct investments in Europe in both Chinese and English major media outlets.
Prior to LSE IDEAS, she worked as a management consultant and China Desk at London Office of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, GmbH. She worked extensively with leading European conglomerates that either want to set up joint ventures in China or improve the performance of their existing Chinese business units as well as with Chinese State Owned Enterprises. She also contributed to "Roland Berger study of Chinese Economic Stimulus Package in 2008" for Cai Jing Magazine.
She also teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate courses at LSE and School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
She obtained her MSc in International Relations from the LSE and her BA (Hons) in Politics and International Studies at University of Warwick.
Areas of Expertise
Decision-Making in Chinese Foreign Policy
Carbon trading &Renewable energy