Director, International Policy and Legal Affairs
Environmental Defense Fund
Under the direction of the Senior Vice President, Energy, Hanling is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to achieve EDF’s global methane reduction goals with a focus on China. She manages and liaises with multidisciplinary, cross-programmatic teams within EDF, helps build and manage coalitions and campaigns in multiple countries, and engage key stakeholder groups, policymakers and international institutions.
Hanling coordinates closely and works collaboratively with colleagues on the International Oil & Gas and Science teams to further global strategy objectives. She is also taking a leading role on researching international laws relevant to the strategy and informing and advising the team and EDF partners and stakeholders on legal issues and questions pertaining to EDF’s international Oil & Gas work.