Ying has a background in public policy, development and international relations. She has advised senior UK politicians including the Prime Minister, having started her career in the British government where she worked in 10 Downing Street and held a number of roles in the UK Department for International Development in London and Africa.
At Global Counsel, Ying leads client work in Asia. Her work revolves around supporting Asian clients investing and trading overseas, and advising European and American clients on political economy issues and stakeholder engagement in Asia. She has focused on issues around trade, market entry, reputational risk and sustainability, and has worked on client projects in countries including China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Maldives, Nigeria and Gabon.