UB Qiu is the Sustainability Lead for North Asia at Interface, a global modular flooring company and a leader in sustainability. She leads internal and external engagement around the company’s sustainability strategy, drives localization of Interface’s global initiatives in North Asia’s context, and supports the mission to create a climate fit for life at all levels, from manufacturing to operations to management, for all stakeholders, from employees to customers to suppliers.

Prior to joining Interface, UB was a Sustainability Consultant with E&Y’s Climate Change and Sustainability Services team helping improve companies’ environmental and social performance. Prior to EY, UB interned at the World Resources Institute working on driving consumers’ eating habit to shift towards a plant-based diet to reduce the environmental impact from meat consumption. UB holds a B.S. in Environmental Policy and Psychology from the College of William and Mary.