Lucie Xia

China Policy Fellow, LSE

Lucie Xia

Lucie was a China Policy Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute. Her work lies at the intersection of climate change, development and diplomacy.


Lucie previously served the UN Representation Office to the EU in Brussels, contributing to UN-EU climate cooperation. She has also worked at the EU Delegation to China in Beijing, fostering China-EU climate and trade relations.

Lucie holds a doctorate in International Development from the University of Oxford, a master’s degree in International Relations from the LSE, and an undergraduate degree in French Studies from Renmin University of China.

Key research interests 

  • China-Europe climate diplomacy
  • International climate negotiations
  • Sustainable development
  • Climate change and trade
  • Climate security