Research Assistant

Danyan Leng is a Research Assistant at the China Ocean Institute. Danyan recently earned her B.S. in Economics and Environmental Science with a focus in Wildlife Conservation from the University of Washington. Her background is in financial services and ecological field research. She has worked in investment banks, NGOs and several wildlife projects in China, Washington, and Alaska.

Before joining the China Ocean Institute, Danyan spent the past summer on an Olympic Marmot Research Project and was a field technician of a Canada Jay Study in Denali National Park. Danyan is passionate about combining economics, data science and ecology for sustainable development. By joining the China Ocean Institute, she assists the CEO and staff with research on China’s fisheries and oceans policy.