Shin manages AIGCC’s projects in the Asia region, including engagement with investors, companies, regulators and policymakers with a focus on Japan. Previous to joining AIGCC, Shin led the Asia finance strategy for 350.org and setup the 350 Japan office leading engagement with Japanese financial institutions on their alignment with the Paris Agreement.
Previously Shin was an Assistant Director at the Australian Government Department of Environment where he managed multi-country climate change adaptation initiatives in small-island countries. Shin has also consulted for the United Nations Development Programme, GIZ and Remote Sensing Technology Centre of Japan as a climate change specialist.
Shin holds a Master of Climate Change from the Australian National University and Bachelor of Social Science/Arts from the University of Queensland, Australia. Shin is fluent is Japanese.