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Angel Hsu

Project Manager, Environmental Performance Measurement

Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

Angel Hsu is Director of the Environmental Performance Measurement program at the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy at Yale University in New Haven, CT. She is also a Post-doctoral associate in the Urbanization and Global Change group at Yale. Her research seeks to advance data-driven approaches to environmental decision-making and policy, through the use of composite indices, geospatial tools, and big data. Prior to Yale, Angel was a Research Analyst at the World Resources Institute (WRI), a non-profit environmental thinktank in Washington, D.C., where she developed corporate greenhouse gas accounting and reporting initiatives in developing countries, including Mexico, Brazil, India, the Philippines, and China, where she managed and led WRI’s efforts.  She has written in and been cited by major media outlets, including The Economist, The Atlantic, and The Guardian and has provided expert testimony for the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. She holds a PhD in Forestry and Environmental Studies from Yale University, an M Phil in Environmental Policy from the University of Cambridge, and a BS in Biology and BA in Political Science from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC.