Yuko Nishida joined Renewable Energy Institute in May 2017. Prior to that, she worked for the Tokyo Metropolitan Government on climate policies and international environmental cooperation projects. She has collaborated with C40 cities, the global network of mega-cities committed to addressing climate change and was responsible for research design and publication of “Urban Efficiency”, a series of case-study reports that show how cities around the world have pursued efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. She is an urban renewal planner and received her Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Recent publication: Alternative building emission-reduction measure, Building Research & Information, Volume 44 (2016).