J.D. UC Berkeley School of Law
B.A. UC Berkeley

Office: North Campus Villa, First Floor
Phone: +41 91 986 36 03

Jean Wu is founding Director, Green Office Sustainability Programs. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law, with a Certificate of Specialization in Environmental Law. She graduated with highest honors, was inducted into the Order of the Coif and was twice awarded the American Jurisprudence Award. 

While at Berkeley Law, her research interests included environmental litigation, preservation of public lands, and the intersection of corporate law and environmental law. 

Jean is a member of the NY State Bar and has practiced as an attorney at a large 'magic circle' law firm, a boutique legal studio and worked in private business. Prior to her legal career, Jean worked in public finance at a leading investment bank. She has presented on law and society topics, as well as guest lectured at Franklin on the topics of law, environmental impact and disclosures.

As founding Director of the Green Office Sustainability Programs, Jean leads a team of GO Scholars and drives the office’s sustainability programs. Beyond Franklin, Jean serves on the Advisory Council of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. Jean’s current research interests include Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy and the evolving area of sustainability reporting.