Rose Niu is Chief Conservation Officer at the Paulson Institute, where she manages the planning and execution of the Conservation Programs. Rose was Managing Director of China Program at WWF-US. Prior to this position, she founded the China program of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and oversaw its strategies and operations for 11 years. Rose later served as TNC’s Deputy Managing Director of the North Asia Region. In 2003, Business Week named Rose one of the Stars of Asia (25 Leaders at the forefront of change.) After earning a B.Sc in Veterinary Science, Niu worked as a Quarantine Officer in Chinese Government for ten years. She earned a M.Sc. in Natural Resources Planning and Management from the Asian Institute of Technology.