Kai is Partnerships Portfolio Lead at Swiss Re Institute and she looks after the strategy and development of the research partnerships portfolio of Swiss Re Institute.
Before joining Swiss Re in 2021, she has 10 years of experience acquiring and managing international research and innovation projects funded by the European Commission, national governments and other international organisations. She led and / or managed consortia involving public and private organisations across the globe in a wide range of research and innovation topics tackling challenges the society faces.
She has an international educational background: a B.A. degree from Shanghai International Studies University; a M.S.Ed degree from University of Pennsylvania; and currently pursuing a second Master's degree at ETH Zürich in Advanced Technology.
She is passionate about communication and people, and loves singing.