Jessie Zhao joined the Beijing office on 1st February as Senior Legal Researcher, Asia. She reports to Dimitri De Boer, Regional Director of Programmes, Asia. 

Jessie is an alumna of George Washington University and Leiden University. Before joining ClientEarth, Jessie had first-hand experience working with multilateral development banks and civil society organizations, focusing on the rule of law in the context of inclusive and sustainable development. 

In her spare time, Jessie enjoys exploring cultural events in the city. She is a regular visitor to museums and standup comedy clubs.