Yvonne Deng is an associate director in the sustainability solutions group at Navigant with a focus on strategic energy and climate consultancy. She has extensive experience in global and European energy strategy projects, covering all aspects of the energy system, from demand to supply. Additionally, she was lead author of the technical analysis behind ‘The Energy Report’, published in 2011 by WWF. Yvonne has also managed several major renewable energy resource studies commissioned by the Shell Scenarios team.
Yvonne currently spends the majority of her time working on the Climate Action Tracker (climateactiontracker.org), which provides independent and real-time assessments of countries' emission reduction pledges under the Paris Agreement and their impact on expected global temperature increase. She is an experienced project manager with specific expertise on complex strategy planning tools and data analysis design. She takes pride in steering her teams to deliver insightful and user-friendly analyses and tools to her clients.
Yvonne has worked on several continents and for clients ranging from large multinationals to small start-ups.
Ph.D., Experimental Physics, University of Cambridge, UK BA (Hons), MSci (1st class honours), MA (Cantab), Experimental and Theoretical Physics: University of Cambridge, UK