Qi Lu is a participant in the 2023 Climate Leadership Program of the Atlantic Council’s Millennium Leadership Program and a partner at Tsing Capital, one of the first venture capital firms dedicated to sustainability-related investing. Lu heads several functions at Tsing Capital including portfolio management, research, and environmental, social, and corporate governance, with over thirteen years of experience working in energy, environment, and sustainable-development sectors. Her focus areas include renewable energy, electric vehicles, energy efficiency, and power storage. Prior to joining Tsing Capital, she worked for Carbon Trust and Azure International, collaborating with Chinese national and local governments to give recommendations on sustainability-related policymaking. She has also advised many western Cleantech companies on their China-entry strategies. Lu holds an MS in operations research from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Engineering in industrial engineering from Tsinghua University. She is also a director at the China Alliance of Social Value Investment.