Yi Hsin Cathy Chen

Global Shaper, Ottawa Hub

Global Shaper, Ottawa Hub, World Economic Forum. Senior Policy Adviser in the Government of Canada. Implementing a first-of-its-kind public-private investment program to tackle climate change, in partnership with Breakthrough Energy Ventures; providing up to $40M in seed funding and venture capital to top Canadian clean energy entrepreneurs. Expertise in climate change, energy, and sustainability at the sub-national, national and international levels, including at the New York City Mayor’s Office and International Renewable Energy Agency at United Nations headquarters. Has developed a multifaceted understanding of how the worlds of technology, finance, and policy intertwine. Aims to apply this knowledge to cultivating the next generation of climate leaders and entrepreneurs. Graduate, Columbia University. Climate Reality Leader. Mentors youth and delivers public talks on climate and energy-related issues.