Jin Young is Director for Asia at Global Green Growth Institute,  in charge of  a growing portfolio of programs and in -country operations  in Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Uzbekistan.

She also served as UAE Country Representative of GGGI, setting up GGGI’s UAE Country Program from its inception; over the years she has provided policy advisory to the government resulting in the successful establishment of the landmark national policies such as  the UAE Green Agenda 2015-2030 and the National Climate Change Plan.

Before joining GGGI, she worked for the Presidential Committee on Green Growth of  Korea  and Korean National Commission on Sustainable Development primarily working on international dimension of Korea’s Green Growth and Sustainable Development Strategy and related policy directions.

She graduated from Seoul National University (B.A in Economics and Int’l Relations) and holds dual MAs from Seoul National Univ (Int’l Relations) and University of Washington(Political Science and Political Methodologies).