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Mr. Lijian Zhao currently serves as China Country Manager for Carbon Trust. He manages Carbon Trust’s China office and oversee all of its activities in China, including climate and clean energy policies, green finance, business sustainability advisory, green technology acceleration and investment, etc. Mr. Zhao joined Carbon Trust from the Energy Foundation China, where he was the Director of the Environmental Management Program. At Energy Foundation, he managed a portfolio of grants to support China in improving the environmental regulatory system, fighting against air pollution and achieving co-control of air pollution and carbon emissions. Mr. Zhao also worked as a Consultant/Auditor at Sinosphere, performing supply chain CSR audits for multi-national corporations. Mr. Zhao holds a MSc. Degree in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management from the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE), Lund University (Sweden), University of Manchester (UK), and Central European University (Hungary), with support from the European Commission Erasmus Mundus scholarship. He holds a Bachelor of Philosophy from Peking University. He is a visiting scholar at China Energy Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2015), and a LEAD (Leadership for Environment and Development) Fellow (2006).



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Thu, 25 February


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SNIEC: N4, Leaders Stage

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