Dr. Hang Dao is Vietnam Country Representative of the World Resources Institute (WRI) Energy Program. She also co-leads the Clean Energy Investment Accelerator (CEIA) in Vietnam – an innovative public-private partnership initiative addressing barriers to scale up clean energy solutions in emerging markets across Southeast Asia and Latin America. CEIA is jointly led by WRI, Allotrope Partners and the United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Holding a PhD in Sustainable Energy Systems and Technologies, Dr. Hang Dao leads engagement with government leaders to create policy environments that support and attract clean energy investment. She also collaborates closely with commercial and industrial energy users to demonstrate innovative renewable energy purchasing models in Vietnam. In addition, Dr. Hang Dao facilitates regional cross-country lesson learning and sharing in scaling up clean energy solutions in the energy transition.