Julian L. Wong
Julian L. Wong is the founder and author of The Green Leap Forward, a leading blog on China’s energy and environmental issues. He is also the founder of the Beijing Energy Network, a grassroots professional network that promotes knowledge sharing and collaboration in the energy and environmental community in China. Until recently, Julian was a senior policy analyst at the Center for American Progress, a policy think tank in Washington, DC where he worked primarily on climate change, energy, and environmental policy issues relating to China. Prior to joining CAP, Julian was a Fulbright scholar in Beijing researching China’s renewable energy policies, and a corporate lawyer at the international law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and Hong Kong. Julian has been a frequent commentator on Chinese energy policy in the media, and has testified before the U.S. Congress twice in the past year. Julian grew up in Singapore and received his J.D. and M.A. in environmental policy from DukeUniversity, and a B.A. in biology from Pomona College.