Dr. Nan Zeng has been working on sustainable land management, forestry carbon sequestration, and regenerative agriculture for many years. Currently, her work focuses on promoting Nature-based Solutions (NbS) to achieve synergistic governance of climate change and biodiversity. Zeng previously served as a consultant on conservation strategy design and conservation plan development for several natural reserves and conservation programs. She also worked with the World Bank to complete a pre-feasibility study that evaluated the use of NbS to combat climate change in China, and she spent one year as a research scientist at the University of New Brunswick in Canada. She has published 17 papers in Chinese and English academic journals and was a major contributor to two books on ecological protection. Zeng received her PhD in ecology from Inner Mongolia Agricultural University in China and is a certified coach in the Global Conservation Coaches Network.