Lishu started working with WCS China program in 2005. She got her wildlife background at the University of Montana, USA, working in the field on Siberian ibex and Tibetan wild yak. At WCS she worked closely with Elizabeth Bennett to initiate the wildlife Trade Program of WCS China in 2007. Currently, Lishu continues to work on wildlife trade issues and is responsible for maintaining NGO partnerships in Beijing, Guangdong and Guangxi. She also provides valuable technical support to the program, especially concerning policy review and recommendations, as well as supporting market data analysis.