Contributor: Louisa Mitchell

Louisa Mitchell

About Louisa Mitchell

Louisa Mitchell is a freelance social and environmental policy researcher. She was recently a research director at leading UK think tank Policy Exchange, has contributed to publications for the London School of Economics and has written for The Financial Times. Prior to that she was the Director of The Whitley Fund for Nature, an international environmental award programme run out of the UK and was the first Director of ASrIA, the Association for Sustainable and Responsible Investment in Asia run out of Hong Kong. She was previously an investment banker working extensively in the US and Asia, particularly China. She read Oriental Studies (Chinese) at Cambridge University and has a Masters of Science in Social Policy Research (Methods) from the London School of Economics.

Desal in China: Trends & Opportunities

With targets for desalination remaining aggressive in the 12th FYP, China Water Risk reviews China’s desalination market – its past & future as desalination is expected to become more profitable given rising water tariffs. … more

Hungry Asia: Constraints for Companies

Louisa Mitchell takes a look at the poor environmental disclosure by food companies in Asia and expands on why it has to improve. … more


Can Bottom-up Target Setting And Devolution of Control Deliver ‘Quality Growth’? Potential consequences of China’s 12th FYP and its effectiveness reviewed. … more



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