Profile

Ivy Lau
General Manager, China Office
Climate Bonds Initiative

Ivy is the General Manager of Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) China Office, an international and investor-focused not-for-profit that works solely on mobilising the $100 trillion bond market for climate change solutions. Based in Hong Kong, her work at CBI focuses on providing support in scaling up the green bond markets and stakeholder engagements in Greater China, including policy advisory, capacity building, stakeholder engagement and investor
outreach.
 
Prior to joining CBI, she worked in a Washington DC-based policy research and advisory NGO, where she contributed to research projects on anti-money laundering and curtailment of illicit financial flows.  Ivy was formerly an award-winning Senior Banking Correspondent in Hong Kong Economic Journal, specialised in covering Asia financial sector, with focus on Chinese Banks and Insurers, China’s Capital Markets, RMB Internationalization as well as China’s Financial System Reform.
 
Ivy holds a MSc in Development Management from University College London, and a Master’s degree in Media and Communications from University of Sydney.  She was an awardee of the Chevening Scholarship from the UK government.


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