About - Staff Member - Alexa Lee
Areas of Expertise:
Renewable energy, China
Alexa Lee is a Manager of Environment & Sustainability at ITI focusing on the Asia-Pacific region. In this role, Alexa coordinates information and advocacy efforts related to ITI members’ energy and environmental policies in China, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and South Asia.
Before joining ITI, Alexa received a Prudential fellowship at the Brookings Institute’s Center for East Asia Studies, where she researched and organized policy discussions on China, cross-strait relations and the impacts of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on the Asian economy. She interned at the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee where she helped prepare congressional hearings and memos on South China Sea disputes and U.S.-Asia relations. She has also spent a year at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Asia team where she assisted advocacy dialogue on Asia trade and business discussions. Alexa had participated in the APEC Women Empowerment Initiative on transportation policy where she conducted ground research in Indonesia and Vietnam.
Alexa holds a Masters in International Economics from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, where she focused on energy and environment policy and Southeast Asia Studies. Alexa is a native of Taiwan and she speaks Mandarin, Japanese and Bahasa Indonesian.
Blog Posts by Alexa Lee
Will China Fill the Void of US Climate Leadership in G-20? (July 14, 2017)
The G-20 just concluded its annual meetings in Hamburg, Germany, where all the countries except the United States reaffirmed their joint commitment to the Paris Climate accord, an agreement the United ...