About Glenda Chen

Glenda Chen

Senior Analyst, Global Transport


Areas of expertise:

Process engineering, renewable energy, island resilience, translation and cross-cultural interpretation


Glenda conducts technical policy and scientific analysis on sustainable aviation fuels, advocating for practical solutions to accelerate a responsible energy transition. Her work plants enabling conditions and high-integrity safeguards so that transformative technology in transport decarbonization can catalyze true benefits for people and planet across regional, national, and international system scales.


Glenda holds a bachelor’s of science degree in chemical and biological engineering from Princeton University. She has collaborated with civil society members in Cuba and Puerto Rico on strengthening island adaptation and socio-ecological resilience. She brings experience liaising across borders, languages, and professions to facilitate scientific and cultural exchange.