June Choi is an analyst based in CPI’s San Francisco office, where she focuses on climate finance, mobilizing debt capital markets for climate solutions, and mainstreaming climate action within development finance institutions. Her current projects involve analyzing China’s financial system and green bond market to improve the quality of green bonds and assisting the International Development Finance Club in operationalizing alignment with the Paris Agreement.
Previously, she worked for Climate Bonds Initiative in London to mainstream adaptation and resilience standards across all green bonds, and researched the business case for investing in resilient infrastructure in coastal cities as a graduate consultant for AECOM. She also has experience working for the China-Africa Research Initiative based in Johns Hopkins, The Nature Conservancy, and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific in Bangkok. She holds an M.A. in International Economics and Energy, Resources, and Environment from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and a B.A. in Sociology and Asian Civilizations from Amherst College.