Yan just completed her Master of Construction Law and Dispute Resolutions from King's College London. Prior to that, she obtained PhD in Project Risk Management from University of Leeds and MBA from Manchester Business School in UK, and Bachelor degree of International Project Management from Tianjin University in China.
Besides her achievements of academy degrees in a board subjects, including Law, Finance, Risk Management, Project Management, Civil Engineer, Electrical Engineering, and Computer Science; Yan is Project Management Institute (PMI) qualified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Risk management professional (RMP). She acts as the Vice-Chair of the Construction Forum of the Project Management Institute (PMI) UK Chapter. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).
Yan has extensive experiences in managing large scale international infrastructure projects. She has worked on a number of highly complex and delivery critical environments, where strong problem solving coupled with effective implementation strategies are essential to maximise project success; and undertaken many roles demanded creative solutions being introduced in order to affect and turn around project challenges.