Cindy (Xinyan) Jiang is the Associate Director of Chinese Partner and Government Relations. She is responsible for cultivating relationships with the Institute’s contacts in the Chinese government, industry associations and the commercial sector. Cindy focuses on outreach for research projects and leads initiatives such as the Mayor’s Training Program. Before joining the Paulson Institute, Jiang worked at China Greentech Initiative, where she was responsible for developing partnerships with Chinese industry associations, SOEs, private sector companies, government entities and NGOs to develop strategic plans and carry out project implementation.

Prior to that, she was a project manager and Director of International Environmental Protection Project Office of China Enterprise Confederation (CEC), an industrial association with more than 500,000 members. She has a master’s degree in business and economics.