Lili is a resource and environmental economist with over 17 years’ of postgraduate experience. A major focus of her work is the integration of environmental and social values into economic analysis, decision-making and investment.
She has successfully delivered consulting assignments for clients involved in the water (urban and rural), agriculture, forestry, fisheries, energy, extractive industries, and transportation sectors. These assignments have spanned environmental and social impact assessments, ecosystem services assessments, programme and project evaluation, cost benefit analyses, business case preparation, strategy development and policy reviews.
Public and third sector clients include: all levels of government in Australia; national governments of Britain and Norway; the European Investment Bank; industry organisations such as International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association, Minerals Council of Australia, VicWater, and Cement, Concrete and Aggregates Australia. Private sector clients include: BP Azerbaijan, Santos, Yorkshire Water, City West Water, Scottish and Southern Energy Network, and Olam International.
She is an accomplished project manager, and regularly manages multi-disciplinary teams spanning multiple countries and cultures.
Prior to joining the team at Natural Capital Economics as principal economist, Lili worked for 12 years with large multinational consulting firms. In her early career, she worked as an economist for the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences and the Queensland Government.