Kristiina Yang is a Project Coordinator at Climate Policy Initiative, based in London. At CPI, she works on the Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance (the Alliance), a multi-stakeholder platform for cooperation, partnerships, and advocacy in the field of urban and subnational climate finance. The Alliance works to ensure that finance will be deployed at scale for city-level climate action by 2030, and has a membership including city networks, national governments, DFIs, and private investors, amongst others.

Before CPI, Kristiina worked at Mott MacDonald as a Consultant in the International Development sector and as a Coordinator for the company’s internal technical practice networks. She also has experience working in various sectors, including the Habitat III Secretariat at UN-Habitat, the Regional Planning Section of the King County Executive Office of Performance, Strategy and Budget, and the University of Pennsylvania School of Design.

Kristiina completed a Master’s degree in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania with a focus on Sustainable Transportation and Infrastructure Planning, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Tufts University.


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