Xiajie serves as UrbanShift's Country Coordinator for China. Xiajie is also a Program Coordinator at ICLEI East Asia Secretariat in Beijing.
Prior to joining ICLEI, Xiajie was a Project Manager at the UN Environment Programme's World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) in Beijing, supporting the delivery of the WCMC's China-related component. Xiajie has more than 10 years of professional experience in the fields of climate change, biodiversity, and green infrastructure. She holds a Master's degree in sustainable development from Paris Dauphine University, France, and has used to serve as deputy head of the environmental department at the China Association for NGO Cooperation (CANGO).