Yuki is a communications officer for Future Earth and a researcher at the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN) in Japan. Previously, she worked at an environmental consulting company in Japan as a researcher for overseas projects. Her projects spanned a wide range of topics, including environmental and social considerations of major infrastructure projects, network creation to promote bilateral carbon trading projects and monitoring methods of microplastics in the marine environment.
Yuki holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s in Urban Engineering from the University of Tokyo. She has lived in the United States, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam and identifies as a Third Culture Kid.