2018 Forum programme

Dr. Yanying Li
Dr. Yanying Li

Vice President, Sustainability
Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI)


Dr Yanying Li Li holds a PhD in Civil Engineering and Environment from the University of Southampton, UK, and a Master’s Degree in Satellite Navigation from Tsinghua University, China. Since June 2017 she has been working in the European Climate Foundation as a city liaison officer for the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy to assist cities around the world to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

From 2008 to 2017 she worked as Senior Manager at ERTICO – ITS Europe, where she led a number of EC-funded international cooperation projects working with cities from Europe, East Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America on implementation of sustainable urban mobility policies and technologies. Prior to joining ERTICO, she worked as Research Fellow at the University of Southampton.