Sophie Lu is Head of China Research based in Beijing for Bloomberg New Energy Finance, with research covering clean energy financing, energy internet and innovation, as well as managing long term modeling of China’s energy sector and emissions trends. Previously, she has worked as a consultant on clean tech financing and natural gas risk management in Asia. She has also worked in finance and regulatory issues with Merrill Lynch and Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Ms. Lu was previously a Fulbright Scholar researching marine environmental governance in China. She holds a BA in Economics and a MA in International Finance and Energy Resources and Environment from Johns Hopkins University.