Ms. Xiaoyu Zhang joined the U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law as an LL.M. fellow in August 2015. Before she joined Vermont Law School, she was the legal counsel for China Minmetals Corporation for 5 years, during which time, Ms. Zhang extensively and actively participated in numerous mining, energy and resources projects both in China and overseas including Mauritania, South Africa, Russia, Brazil, and Australia. Prior to that, she worked at the capital market team of Clifford Chance LLP Hong Kong office. She holds Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of English Literature from Beijing Foreign Studies University, and an LL.M. from New York University School of Law.