Dr. XIAO Jin currently is a member of the Society of Entrepreneur and Ecology (SEE, China) and works as Vice Chairperson and Secretary-in-chief of the SEE Southwest Center, and Chairperson of SEE Noah’s Ark Project. She has been on the project for 10 years after academic life. The SEE Noah's Ark team has developed conservation projects for such threatened species as snub-nosed monkeys, green peafowls, Asian elephants, endangered plants, and Chinese bees, with multi-stakeholders in ethnic villagers in Yunnan, China. Projects include restoring habitats and revitalising the local livelihoods.
Dr. Xiao had worked for 20 years (1993-2013) in the College of Education and the Service Centre for China Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She received her Ph.D in Adult and Continuing Education at Michigan State University in 1992. She has devoted her research, teaching and social services in human resource development in enterprises and rural communities. She once worked in rural village in the mid-1970s. She also worked in Shekou Industrial Training Center, Shenzhen China in mid-1980s.