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SynTao Green Finance
SynTao Green Finance is a leading consultancy providing professional services in green finance and responsible investment in China. We provide consulting and researching services in responsible investment, ESG data, green
Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change
The Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change (MoCC) was established in December 2013 at The Chinese University of Hong Kong with a generous donation from The Hong Kong Jockey Club
SynTao Co., Ltd., is the leading independent consultancy in China promoting corporate social responsibility (CSR), socially responsible investment (SRI), and corporate culture. With the global vision and localization practice, they
China Sustainable Investment Forum
China Social Investment Forum (China SIF), established in 2012 as a non-profit organization, is dedicated to promoting responsible investment and to provide an internationalized platform for exchanging and sharing ideas
John Abatzoglou
Professor Abatzoglou is interested in the hows and whys of climate and weather, and also the so whats. His lab's work spans many topics - from addressing questions on climate
Dr. Matthew Agarwala
Matthew Agarwala is an economist interested in wealth-based approaches to measuring and delivering sustainability, wellbeing, and productivity. His research is motivated by the belief that 20th century statistics can’t capture
Sourajit Aiyer
Sourajit Aiyer does communication assignments for end-clients like sustainability organisations, NGOs, development agencies, multilateral institutions, etc. as part of his practice at South Asia Fast Track. Previously, he worked with
Mohammad Reza Alizadeh
Mohammad Reza Alizadeh is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Bioresource Engineering at McGill University. His principal research objective is to bridge the gap between climatology, hydrology, remote sensing,
Jos Van Alphen
Jos van Alphen graduated from Utrecht University, The Netherlands, in Physical Geography in 1983. From 1984 -2010 he was employed at different positions in the Ministry of Transport, Public Works
Dr. Le Tuan Anh
Dr. Le Tuan Anh was born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in 1988. He obtained his undergraduate and master degrees in civil engineering (2012) from Kyiv National University of
Anne-Sofie Bäckar
Anne-Sofie Bäckar has worked with chemical management for 20 years and for the past 15 years as Executive Director of ChemSec. Under her tenure, ChemSec has grown into a well-respected
Huiwen Bai
Huiwen Bai, guaduated from Sun Yat-sen University in Resources and environment, now is a research assistant at the Center for Water Resources and Environment, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.
Kathryn Bakos
As Director, Climate Finance and Science at the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, Kathryn assesses the impact of climate change on specific industry sectors and the broader capital markets. She
Julia Bakutis
Julia Bakutis is based in Shanghai where she holds the role Relations Responsible for H&M Sustainability. Julia strengthens H&M’s sustainability program and compliance work with increased stakeholder engagement and proactive
Ashley Bang
Ashley is passionate about applying spatial and statistical modeling techniques to inform conservation strategies and climate change policies. As a Fulbright Research Fellow and NOAA Hollings Scholar, she has gone
Hang Bao
Bao Hang is a toxics campaigner at Greenpeace East Asia. He specializes in water pollution prevention in China. Through research and policy analysis, Bao Hang works to improve China's water
Stefano Baronci
Mr. Stefano Baronci is the Director General of Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific, an association representing the interests of airports in Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Appointed in December
John Batten
As the Global Water and Global Cities Director for Arcadis, John leads a global team dedicated to delivering outcomes that improve quality of life, safely and sustainably. John has more
Sam Bekemans
Sam Bekemans is research director at Sustainable Asia. He holds an MA in China Studies and Sustainable Development. Sam reported on Chinese current affairs for Belgian media, before dedicating himself
Priyanka Bhide
Priyanka Bhide is the co-founder of Kubernein Initiative, a boutique policy advisory that seeks to strengthen intellectual capabilities in an increasingly multipolar world, working on non-traditional security challenges amongst other
Julia Anna Bingler
Julia Anna Bingler is a Doctoral Researcher at the Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich. Her research focuses on climate transition risks and TCFD-related disclosures. She completed an M.Sc
Murray Birt
Murray joined DWS in 2015 to undertake ESG thematic research and support the company’s responsible investment strategy. Prior to his current role, Murray worked at a Group level in Deutsche
Asit Biswas
Professor Biswas is a leading authority on water, environment and development-related issues. He has been an advisor and confidant to Presidents, PMs and Ministers of 19 countries, six Heads of
Prof. Henning Bjornlund
Henning Bjornlund has been at the University of South Australia for more than 20 years. Since January 2015, he has been a Research Professor of Water Management and Policy. For
Dr Mirjam Blokker
Mirjam Blokker is a principal scientist on the drinking water infrastructure team. She is an expert in drinking water demand and developed the SIMDEUM model, which can be used to
Sabine Blumstein
Sabine Blumstein is a project manager at adelphi – a German think tank and environmental consulting company. Her work focuses on international water cooperation, resource governance, vulnerability and adaptation to
Wen Bo
Wen Bo, Policy & Media Advisor for National Geographic Society (NGS). He served as the program director for NGS Air and Water Conservation Fund. He started writing articles on China's
Prof. Daniel Bodansky
Daniel Bodansky is Regents’ Professor at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. He served as Climate Change Coordinator at the U.S. State Department from 1999-2001).
Théophile Bongarts
Théophile graduated with an MSc in Economic Policy and Agricultural Development at the University of La Sorbonne, Paris, France. With a background in West African agricultural systems governance, Theophile's work
Jon Boon
Jon Boon has worked in the pipeline industry since 1979; he is immediate Past Chairman of the CHKSTT and past Chairman of the UKSTT. His career has involved work
Dr. Peter Bosshard
Dr. Peter Bosshard is the Policy Director of International Rivers. A Swiss citizen, he has worked to strengthen the social and environmental standards of governments, financiers and private investors for
Lauren Boucher
Lauren Boucher is part of the Circular Fashion team at Redress, a Hong Kong-based environmental nonprofit working to tackle the issue of textile waste and drive a more sustainable future
Christine Boyle
Christine Boyle is a recent Fulbright Fellow at the Chinese Academy of Science’s Centre for Chinese Agricultural Policy and a doctoral candidate in University of North Carolina’s programme in environmental
Robert Brears
Robert is an RL Expert on Water and Sustainability, Founder of Mitidaption and an Associate Fellow at the NFG 'Asian Perceptions of the EU' at the Free University of Berlin.
Scott Brix
Scott Brix is the Director of Marketing with DuPont’s Textile Enzyme Group. Scott has over 20 years of commercial experience in the application of enzymes to food, beverages, cleaning, grain,
Melissa Brown
Melissa Brown is Managing Director at IDFC where she looks at private equity and Fund of Funds investments in Asia. She was, until recently Executive Director of ASrIA, Asia’s leading
Hugh W. Brown Jr.
Hugh helps lead the Investor Water Hub, a working group of the Ceres Investor Network made up of more than 90 institutional investors with $19 trillion in assets under management.
Brione Bruce
Brione Bruce is the Marketing and Communications Manager at Asia Clean Capital (ACC), a clean energy business that helps clients to cut building heating and air-conditioning costs, while significantly reducing
Nathaniel Bullard
Nathaniel Bullard is Director of Content at Bloomberg New Energy Finance, currently based in Hong Kong. Nathaniel is a clean energy expert, with experience across multiple sectors and markets.
Matt Burke
Matt Burke is a Research Assistant at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy and Doctoral Candidate at the University of East Anglia. His main areas of interest are in the
Nina Cambadelis
Nina manages Veolia’s Corporate Social Responsibility in China, Japan and South Korea and plays a role of coordination for the rest of Asia. She is in charge of different activities
Navneet Chadha
Navneet Chadha is Principal Operations Officer with the International Finance Corporation's (IFC) Sustainable Business Advisory Services where he develops and leads programs in resource efficiency and clean energy for private
Jean-Marc Champagne
Jean-Marc’s main focus is heading up WWF’s newly launched Bankable Nature Solutions initiative for Asia, which aims to originate and develop scalable bankable projects with conservation impact. He is
Wai-Shin Chan
Wai-Shin joined HSBC in 2011 as the Director for Climate Change Strategy in Asia Pacific. The role involves helping HSBC's clients prepare their portfolios for the effects of climate
Dr. Christine Chan
Dr. Christine Chan is the founder of Chan Environmental Consulting, a private advisory in climate and water risk and green finance, as well as the founder of Future of Finance,
Woody Chan
Woody Chan leads corporate social responsibility and sustainability initiatives at foodpanda, strengthening its commitment to grow sustainably with its ecosystem of riders, merchants, and consumers. As an advocate for environmental
Dr. Faith Chan
Dr Faith Chan is Assistant Professor in Geographical Sciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Nottingham Ningbo China, and Senior visiting research fellow in the University of Leeds. He
Patrick L.T. Chan
Ir Patrick L.T. Chan is a civil engineer by profession. He obtained his BSc. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, and his MSc. from the IHE Delft, Institute for Water
Giovanna Chandler
Giovanna Juarez Chandler is currently a graduate student at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in the National University of Singapore. Previously, she has worked in Mexico City
Henry J. Charrabé
Henry Charrabé serves as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Fluence. He brings more than a decade of experience in developing water management and investment solutions to his
Prof. Wu Che
Prof. CHE Wu is a professor of Beijing University of Civil Engineering And Architecture. He is also a committee member of Green Building Council (China GBC), and a committee member
Rong Chen
Rong Chen has 20 years of diversified professional experience in China and abroad. For the past 11 years, she has been a task leader at International Finance Corporation (IFC) in
Yunnan Chen
Yunnan Chen is currently a Research Officer at the Institute of Development Studies, with the Rising Powers in International Development Programme. She is a former research intern and blogger at
An Chen
Mr. An Chen serves as project manager in TEDA Eco Center, and he is mainly responsible for industrial parks sustainable development consulting work-related, including waste management, information disclosure, carbon auditing,
Fan Chen
Fan Chen, Doctor of Medical Science, Director at Geo-Life, Inc. His responsibilities at Geo-Life are setting the policy for the organization, determining the organization’s programs and services as prescribed by
Chen Zhiqiang graduated from South China University of Technology with a major in environmental engineering. He is currently the Principal of Environmental Culture Development in GreenCity Guangzhou, the Secretary-General of
Zhiqiang Chen
Chen Zhiqiang graduated from South China University of Technology with a major in environmental engineering. He is currently the Principal of Environmental Culture Development in GreenCity Guangzhou, the Secretary-General of
Dr. Xiaohong Chen
Dr. Xiaohong Chen is a Professor and the Director of Center for Water Resources & Environment, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China. He is the President-elect of the International Commission of
Daniel Cheng
Mr. Cheng is the Managing Director of Dunwell Enviro-Tech (Holdings) Ltd. and Deputy Chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries, President of HK Environmental Industry Association and board member
Cheng Dongsheng
Dr. Cheng Dongsheng is a researcher of China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research. He drafted most of the section on the current Chinese Approach to Water Permitting of
Chengzi Chew
Chengzi runs the serious gaming unit in DHI, an international not-for-profit research and consulting company specialising in water environments. He focuses on using serious games together with scientific numerical models,
Emily Chew
Emily Chew is a Vice President with MSCI ESG Research, leading a team of specialist analysts across the Asia-Pac region that research and rate company performance on environmental, social, and
Ian Chew
Ian Chew is the Founder of Greenie Web – a ClimateTech startup that decarbonizes the internet. The inspiration for Greenie Web originated during Ian’s first coding class in 2009. During
Benita Chick
Benita has specialized skills and experience in diverse fields – environmental education and research, experiential learning outdoors and indoors; project management and partnership collaboration; community and volunteer services. She has
Timothy Childs
Timothy Childs is the Founder & Co-CEO of Treasure8, a food tech company leading a Resource Revolution® to bring disease-fighting, sustainable nutrition to a rapidly growing planet. Treasure8 has gained
Zhang Chun
Zhang Chun is assistant editor in chinadialogue’s Beijing office. She holds a Master of Science in hydrology from Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. Zhang Chun joined chinadialogue in
Natalie Chung Sum Yue
Natalie is an environmentalist born and raised in Hong Kong, currently pursuing MPhil in Environmental Change and Management at University of Oxford as the Esther Yewpick Lee Millennium Scholar. Inspired
Steve Clark
Steve Clark is the Senior Vice- President of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT Asia, Executive Director of Sino French Water Development Co. Ltd. as well as Chairman of the Board of the Macao
Johann Clere
Mr Clere is Veolia global director for business development and industrial markets and has more than 10 years experiences developing shared value creation initiatives worldwide around water with global leading
Anthony Clymo
Anthony Clymo has worked for BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, for 20 years and currently serves as the Vice President for Environment, Health, Safety and Security for the Asia
Jim Coburn
Jim Coburn is a senior manager at Ceres and directs a programme aimed at improving corporate disclosure of material climate risks and opportunities in securities filings. Ceres is a national
Paulina Concha
Paulina Concha studied a B.S. in Chemistry at the Instituto Tecnólogico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), Mexico from 2001-2005. After graduating, she worked at Procter & Gamble in
Malcolm Cooper
Malcolm Cooper is the Principal of Athena Research Consultancy and an Associate of Z/Yen.  He holds a D.Phil from Oxford University, and has held a variety of senior research posts
Tom Cooper
Tom Cooper, Corporate Water Programs Manager for Intel Corporation. Tom’s responsibilities are concentrated on Intel’s water policy and strategies as well as sustainable water and wastewater program development, long range
Lindsay Cooper
Lindsay Cooper is a co-founder of Arisaig Partners, a fund management company headquartered in Singapore with USD1.7 billion of funds under management. Previously, he was with Crosby Securities Asia Ltd,
Patrick Cox
Patrick Cox, AICP, Executive Director. Patrick Cox is the founder of Geo-Life, Inc. and has 33 years of experience in real world environmental protection and civil engineering design of drinking
Anna Creed
Anna is the Standards Manager Climate Bonds Initiative. A strategy specialist, Anna has significant experience advising on green growth and low carbon development. For the last 8 years, she
Francesco Curto
In this capacity, Francesco is part of the World Economic Forum’s Transformational Investments working group, focused on water risk. Francesco joined DWS in 1998. He has also been involved in
Lily Dai
Lily undertakes research on Chinese green bond issuance and policies, helps build connections with China and provides support for the Climate Bonds Standards work. Lily has recently competed an MSc in
James Dalton
James Dalton is the Coordinator of Global Initiatives and ad interim Director of the IUCN Global Water Programme based in IUCN Headquarters in Switzerland. Prior to IUCN he was based
Richard Damania
Richard Damania is the Global Lead Economist in the World Bank’s Water Practice. He leads the Practice’s work on analytical, advisory, and the operational engagements related to the role of
Nitin Dani
Nitin Dani is an architect by profession and an environmentalist at heart. He received his Bachelor in Architecture, from Bangalore, India and Masters in Strategic Design from Politecnico di Milano,
Dr. Christina Dean
Dr. Christina Dean is the founder and CEO of Redress, a Hong Kong based environmental NGO working to promote environmental sustainability in the fashion industry by reducing textile waste, pollution,
William Dean
William Dean is a Sales & Marketing Associate at Cambrian Innovation. Dean holds his B.A. in chemistry from Harvard University.
Tingting Deng
Deng Tingting is a toxics campaigner at Greenpeace East Asia. She specializes in water pollution, working to accelerate water quality improvement in China via policy analysis, on-site investigation and campaigning.
Varun Deshpande
Varun Deshpande grew up in Mumbai, India, and has a background in healthcare and technology startups. He established and led Good Food Institute (GFI) India for 4 years before moving
Simone Dettling
Simone manages the German Government’s Emerging Markets Dialogue on Green Finance, under which she and her team work with financial institutions from G20 Emerging Markets and Europe to integrate environmental
Dr. David J Devlaeminck
Dr. David J Devlaeminck is Lecturer at the School of Law, Chongqing University. His research focuses on the law of international watercourses and China’s transboundary waters, specifically on the role
Dr. Marsha Dickson
Dr. Marsha Dickson is Irma Ayers Professor, Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies, University of Delaware. She is co-founder of Better Buying, an initiative aiming to support industry-wide transformation
Peter Dillon
Dr Peter Dillon leads the CSIRO Water for a Healthy Country Flagship's Sustainable Water Systems Stream.His primary research area is water recycling of stormwater and wastewater via aquifers. This research
Shan Shan Helen Ding
DING Shanshan, Project Manager of Green Supply Chain at Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE). Founded in 2006, IPE is committed to promoting governmental and corporate environmental information disclosure
Shanshan Ding
DING Shanshan (Helen) currently serves as the Green Supply Chain Director at Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE), one of the the leading environmental organizations in China. For the
Ron Dizy
Ron Dizy leads ENBALA. A veteran of high-growth technology companies, Ron focuses on the company’s overall strategic direction, value and growth. Ron most recently served as a partner at Celtic House
Ioana Dobrescu
Ioana Dobrescu is the Managing Director of Water Footprint Implementation, a lead knowledge partner for private and public organizations aiming to understand their water use along the value chain and
Nanco Dolman
Nanco Dolman is leading professional in Water Resilient Cities at Royal HaskoningDHV, with a MSc in Civil Engineering from Delft University of Technology (1998) and a BLA in landscape architecture
Luan Dong
Luan Dong is a Research Assistant at the Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum, facilitating the program’s many initiatives on water-energy nexus, U.S.-China energy and climate cooperation, and environmental impact of
Dr Zhanfeng Dong
Dr. Dong Zhanfeng is currently working at the Chinese Academy for Environmental Planning (CAEP) directly under the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE), acted as the associate director of the
Gayle Donohue
Gayle is an assurance partner with PwC serving major multi-national and domestic listed institutions. Originally from the UK, she transferred to Hong Kong in 2002. Gayle is leading PwC Hong
Dr Zhi Ning
Dr. Zhi Ning is an Associate Professor in the Division of Environment & Sustainability, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR. Dr. Ning’s research interests cover
Howard Dryden
Dr. Howard Dryden is the founder of Dryden Aqua Ltd. The company was founded from his PhD research on molecular sieve ion exchange zeolitic sand filtration systems for closed
Dr. Chanita Duangyiwa
Chanita Duangyiwa is a lecturer in the Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, where she has been a faculty member science 2010. Chanita received her BA
Loïc Dujardin
Loïc leads Sustainalytics’ research team in Singapore and contributes to the continued enhancement of the firm’s overall responsible investment research offerings. As a former senior analyst at Norges Bank Investment
Jill Dumain
As Director of Environmental Strategy for Patagonia, Jill Dumain travels extensively through Europe and the United States working collaboratively on industry-wide environmental initiatives and interfacing with other companies committed to
Mark Dwortzan
Mark Dwortzan is the Communications Officer for the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change. For more than 15 years, he has produced print and web
Patricia Dwyer
Pat Dwyer is the Founder and Director of The Purpose Business and has over fifteen years sustainability leadership experience, most recently as Global head of CSR & Sustainability for Shangri-La
Nicholas Eckelberry
Nicholas Eckelberry is co-founder of OriginClear and continues to consult as its chief inventor. He is also consulting to OriginClear licensee, ECT Services & Solutions Inc., as it rolls out
Laura Ediger
Laura Ediger, Environmental Manager at Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), is closely involved with water quality and energy efficiency issues in southern China and is also connecting food and agricultural
Emil Efthimides
Emil Efthimides manages Bloomberg’s Environmental, Social and Governance data project.  He has 16 years’ experience with Bloomberg’s equity fundamentals, having managed European research and the company’s Quality Assurance department.  He
Civic Exchange
Civic Exchange is an independent public-policy think-tank based in Hong Kong. It undertakes research in air quality, nature conservation and the urban environment.
Li Fan
Mrs FAN Li, Senior Environmental Consultant of EBP Hong Kong Ltd. She holds a Master Degree in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London. She’s specialised in Environmental, Health, Safety and
Dadi Feng
Director of Qiandeng Town (Kunshan City) Environmental Protection Office and Deputy Leader of Improvement Working Group of Kunshan City ‘2-6-3 Action Plan’ Office. For many years, he has worked on
Kuishuang Feng
Dr. Kuishuang Feng is a Research Assistant Professor at University of Maryland College Park. His research focuses on energy, carbon, water, and land accounting at different spatial scales (local, national,
David Fishman
David Fishman is a senior project manager at the Lantau Group, an economic consultancy specializing in power and gas markets across the APAC region. Currently based in Shanghai, David’s areas
Anne-Marie Fleury
Anne-Marie Fleury is the Director of ICMM's Environment and Climate Change work program, and is responsible for a number of environmental and community and social development projects. She has been
Vivian Forbes
Dr Vivian Louis Forbes is presently attached to the China Institute of Boundary and Ocean Studies (CIBOS) at Wuhan University as a Guest Professor, since January 2013. He is also
Marcus Foth
Marcus Foth is Professor of Urban Informatics in the QUT Design Lab and a Chief Investigator in the QUT Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC), Faculty of Creative Industries, Education, and
Anne Freeman
Anne has spent the past two years leading the Government workstreams in the novel and complex joint industry and Government programme to deliver Flood Re. This has involved putting
Tom Freyberg
Tom Freyberg is an experienced environmental journalist, having worked across a variety of business to business titles. He has had articles and comments published in national newspapers, including The Times,
Monika Freyman
Monika is a senior manager in Ceres' water program, where she researches and conducts corporate and investor engagement on the risks and opportunities related to growing water scarcity and water
Fu Xiaotian
Xiaotian Fu joined the WRI China office in May 2012 as a Research Associate to Water Program. She provides analytical support to identify options to reduce water pollution and increase
Rao Fu
Ms. FU Rao, project manager at EBP Schweiz AG. She holds a Master in environmental engineering of Federal Institute of Technology Zurich with specialization in water resources management, urban water
Jeff Fuchs
Award-winning explorer, author, and long-time resident of the northwestern Yunnan, Fuchs has had work published on three continents, which has centered on oral narratives of mountain culture and indigenous views
Baiyu Gao
Gao Baiyu is a researcher at China Dialogue, covering environmental issues with a focus on energy and water. Before joining China Dialogue, she worked as an art editor in Caixin
Francis Gassert
Francis Gassert is a Research Analyst in the Markets and Enterprise Program. He works on the design and development of Aqueduct, WRI’s tool for measuring and mapping water risk, managing
Lisa Genasci
Lisa Genasci is the CEO and founder of ADM Capital Foundation (ADMCF) which provides support to some of Asia’s most marginalized children and works to combat intransigent environmental challenges facing
Robert Gibson
Robert is both an Adjunct Professor at the School of Energy and the Environment and the Sustainability Facilitator for City University’s campus. He collaborates with Civic Exchange and Hong Kong’s
Morgan Gillespy
Morgan joined CDP in 2013 where she has been instrumental to the development and implementation of products and services relating to water as well as the analysis and synthesis of
Georgina Glanfield
Georgina Glanfield is currently a volunteer at Green Initiatives (Green Drinks China(, working as part of a team to improve awareness of environmental and sustainability issues in Shanghai. Georgina recently
Goh Chee Kiong
Goh Chee Kiong is a Director of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), responsible for leading the development of the Cleantech industry since 2003. The Cleantech industry has been
Thomas Gomersall
Born and bred in Hong Kong, Thomas came to WWF-Hong Kong in September 2018 as a freelance writer for the Panda Blog. Drawing on his passion for writing and knowledge
Mark Gough
Mark Gough is the Executive Director of the Natural Capital Coalition, and led the collaboration that delivered the Natural Capital Protocol, a standardized global framework for including natural capital in
Linda Greer
Linda Greer is an environmental toxicologist specializing in industrial pollution. Currently serving as a Senior Global Fellow with the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs, the leading environmental organization in
Barry Greig
Barry Greig is the Scottish Government Directorate for Environment and Forestry: Water Industry Division. Barry joined the Scottish Government after working as a lawyer and commercial arbitrator in the City
Martin Griffiths
Dr Martin Griffiths is an expert in water quality strategy, regulation and policy. He was Head of Water Quality Policy in the Environment Agency and latterly Deputy Director of Regulation
Dr. Peiyuan Guo
Dr. Guo Peiyuan, who holds a Ph.D. in Management from Tsinghua University, is the chairman of China Social Investment Forum, general manager of SynTao and chairman of SynTao Green Finance.
Dr. Youzhi Guo
Dr. Guo Youzhi is the Secretary-General of the Desalination Association of China, a 250 member strong association of experts in Desalination and Water Treatment. Dr. Guo is a frequent speaker
Hanyuan Guo
Hanyuan is a current intern for Pacific Environment’s China project. Driven by strong passion of environmental protection and the confidence that nonprofit sector can play crucial role in China, Hanyuan
Jonathan Gur
Jonathan Gur (M.Sc. Engineering, Brunel University, London UK) is the President and Chief Executive Officer of ION Enterprises group (managing both the Canadian and the UK companies) and has been
Martin Haigh
Martin Haigh is a serial social enterprise investor. A career in the financial industry spanning many roles in different counties has created a great foundation for Martin to gain
Dr. Stephane Hallegatte
Stéphane Hallegatte is the lead economist of the World Bank Climate Change Group. He joined the World Bank in 2012 after 10 years of academic research. His research interests include
James Hanotu
James Hanotu obtained an MSc in Environmental and Energy engineering from the University of Sheffield in 2009, where following his work on algal growth enhancement mediated by CO2 enriched microbubbles,
Alexandra Harney
Alexandra Harney has been writing about Asia, primarily China and Japan, for more than a decade. Alexandra is the author of The China Price: The True Cost of Chinese Competitive
Mark Harper
Mr Harper has worked for over 15 years in the field of corporate sustainability and environmental engagement. At John Swire & Sons Hong Kong, he is responsible for managing the
Joseph Harris-Confino
Joseph Harris-Confino is the Natural Capital Coalition’s Head of Communications, and leads on the Coalition’s outreach and advocacy. Previously, Joseph has worked for Sürdürülebilirlik Akademisi in Turkey, The B Team and
Craig Hart
Craig Hart is the ENN Associate Professor at Peoples University of China and Lecturer at Johns Hopkins University. He is also a practicing attorney in the fields of energy
Kris Hartley
Kris Hartley is a Singapore-based researcher and consultant focusing on economic development, public policy, and urbanization. With a decade of public and private sector experience, he has consulted on a
Faria Hasan
Faria is a skilled Journalist and Communication Specialist with successful history of 12 years working in diverse environments like Newspapers, broadcasts, NGOs, Education and corporate sector. She is currently working
Claire Hau
Claire is working as the Sustainability Relations Responsible, Global Production for H&M. In this role, she is working mainly with relations, communication, training and education for sustainability in production globally.
Ting He
He Ting is now the Corporate Communications Manager of Ecolab Great China with a demonstrated history of working in the B2B industry. Ting got the bachelor degree of Environmental Science
Jaap de Heer
Dr. Jaap de Heer is senior partner of Twynstra Gudde Holding B.V. (a management consultancy company in the Netherlands) and former chairholder at VU University Amsterdam on Strategic Management and
Ashely Hegland
Ashley Hegland has been working in the field of corporate sustainability for over thirteen years. Having spent the majority of those years working in the Asia-Pacific region, Mr. Hegland has
Derk Hendriksen
Derk Hendriksen is the Co-CEO of Treasure8, a food technology company leading a Resource Revolution® to bring disease-fighting, sustainable nutrition to a rapidly growing planet. Treasure8 has gained exclusive rights
Robin Hicks
Robin has lived and worked in Asia Pacific for the last 13 years, in Hong Kong, Australia and Singapore. He has almost 20 years experience in journalism, writing about media,
Margot Hill Clarvis
Margot Hill Clarvis is a Senior Manager at Earth Security Group. Prior to joining ESG, Margot worked at UNEP-Finance Initiative on the intersecting challenges between finance and water, climate and
Isabel Hilton
Isabel Hilton is the editor of Chinadialogue, an independent, non-commercial, bilingual website devoted to the publication of high quality information and debate on the environment. She has an MA (hons)
Sam Hilton
Sam Hilton is a Senior Research Analyst for Environmental Finance at WWF-Hong Kong. He was previously an equity research analyst at Keefe Bruyette & Woods and FoxPitt, Kelton (acquired by
Ásthildur Hjaltadóttir
Ásthildur joined GRI in 2007. She has worked in different departments, as Manager for GRI´s Learning Publication, Senior Manager for GRI´s Report Services, and as Deputy Director for Guidance, Support
Dr. Selina Ho
Selina Ho is Assistant Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. She specializes in Chinese politics and foreign policy, with a focus on
Jason Ho
Jason leads Dell’s Social and Environmental Responsibility (SER) team, which ensures compliance with Dell’s high standards for social and environmental responsibility in its supply chain. Some of the key ways
Sally Ho
Sally Ho is Green Queen's resident writer and reporter. She studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science majoring in Politics and International Relations. A long-time vegan, she
Jonathan Ho
As Associate of Sustainable Capital Markets, Jonathan supports BNP Paribas’ development and delivery of sustainable finance solutions for corporate, financial institution, sovereign and supranational clients across the Asia Pacific markets.
Prof. Arjen Y. Hoekstra
Arjen Hoekstra (1967) is Professor in Water Management at the University of Twente, the Netherlands, and Visiting Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National
Martijn Hoogerwerf
Martijn Hoogerwerf is Chief Strategy Officer of China Europe Bio-Energy Consortium, a Hong Kong and Beijing based project developer, manager and owner of large-scale waste-to-biofuel projects in China. Having been
Megan Howell
Megan Howell first started writing about aquaculture in 2019 as part of the editorial team at 5m Publishing and The Fish Site. She has an MSc in applied research methods from
Feng Hu
Having previously led CWR’s work on water-nomics, Feng now sits on our advisory panel to help us push the conversation on integrating water considerations in planning sustainable transition and mobilising
Hu Kehua
Hu Kehua, deputy Director of CSR office, China National Textile and Apparel Council. He leads programs for integrating CSR improvement into textile industry policy. He has many years' strong experiences
William Hua Wen
William is an Associate at the China Office of the World Resources Institute. As a member of the China Water Team, he supports WRI’s efforts to balance the water-energy nexus
Chaoni Huang
Chaoni Huang joined Trucost in 2012 and is responsible for Trucost’s business development, account management and partnership in Asia. Prior to Trucost, Chaoni was a senior ESG (Environment, Social, and
Chaoni Huang
As Head of Sustainable Capital Markets for Global Markets Asia Pacific, Chaoni leads BNP Paribas’ sustainable finance solutions for corporate, financial institutions and investors with a focus on primary asset finance and securitisation. Working
Klaus Hubacek
Professor Klaus Hubacek is an ecological economist with a research focus on coupled natural and human systems. He has worked extensively with stakeholders in participatory research projects and has led
Fran Hughes
Fran Hughes is Director of the International Tourism Partnership (ITP). ITP is a global industry organisation, bringing together the most powerful hotel companies in an alliance focused on a single
Cosmo Hui
As the Engagement Manager at AIGCC, Cosmo is responsible for investor engagement and coordinates corporate engagement in Asia under Climate Action 100+ initiative. He also participates in other projects that
Glenn Hurowitz
Glenn Hurowitz is the CEO of Mighty, and has led environmental campaigns around the world for many years. He is a globally recognized leader on forests, agriculture, and climate change,
Charles Iceland
Charles Iceland is Aqueduct Director with WRI’s Food, Forests, and Water Programs. Aqueduct is the most current, comprehensive, and high-resolution global water risk assessment and mapping tool available. Charles oversees
Sam Inglis
Sam Inglis is a glacial hazards specialist based in Asia. He holds an MSc in Climate Change & Risk Management from the University of Exeter, UK, and has worked on
Mona Ip
Mona loves water – that includes drinking it and taking showers, though she really is trying to reduce her shower time. She has been working in the sustainability sector
Derek Ip
Derek joined Trucost’s financial institutions team in 2015 after completing an MSc in Carbon Finance at the University of Edinburgh. He is focused on natural capital accounting and portfolio climate
Kaspar Ip
Kaspar is heading into his final year of specializing in sustainability in the urban environment at the University of British Columbia. During his time in CWR, Kaspar is also working on research to lower
Lawrence Iu
Lawrence Iu is an associate researcher of Civic Exchange and leads research and engagement projects with a focus on climate change modelling and carbon neutrality policy issues. Mr Iu previously
Jacqueline Jackson
Jacqueline is an Account Director at Trucost; specialising in the fashion and textiles sector. Her primary role ensures that organisations take environmental impacts into account in everyday decision making. She
Stephen Jan
Stephen Jan is Director of OriginClear Technologies and one of the first members of the group’s team in this region of the world. Mr. Jan, a Taiwanese national, boasts dual
Nick Jeffries
Nick is a chartered civil and environmental engineer who has been developing research projects for the Insights and Analysis team at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation since joining in early 2016.
Alan Jenkins
Alan Jenkins is the Director of the Water Science Programme at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. He is active in many national and international committees including representing the UK
Olivia Jensen
Olivia Jensen is the Asia Editor of Global Water Intelligence and is based in Singapore. She is an economist and for the last ten years she has specialised in the
Stephanie Jensen-Cormier
Stephanie is the China program director at International Rivers, an organization that was established in 1985 to protect rivers, the environment, and the people which depend upon them. The China program
Prof. Shaofeng Jia
Professor Jia Shaofeng is the Deputy Director of the Center for Water Resources Research of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Vice Chair of the Special Committee for Water
Jerry Jiang
Jerry Jiang is currently a Grade 11 student enrolled in the two-year IB program at Pearson College UWC in Victoria, Canada. He loves environmental science. During his one-year Pre-IB program
Cy Jones
Cy Jones leads the Water Quality Trading Initiative for the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The goal of this initiative is to advance market-based efforts to reduce nutrient pollution impacting the Chesapeake
Mitchell Jones
Mitchell P. Jones does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant
Heather Kaye
Heather Kaye relocated to Shanghai with Liz Claiborne (now Kate Spade) in 2006. With an extensive background in textile sourcing and production, garment manufacturing and quality control, Heather’s 11-plus years
Leonie Kelly
Leonie is the Project Director and leads the Sustainable Finance Initiative (“SFI”) at RS Group Asia. She has over 8 years of professional experience spanning conservation finance as Head of
Nick Kelly
Dr Nick Kelly is a Senior Lecturer in Interaction Design in the School of Design at QUT. His research addresses design cognition (how designers think), interaction design (how we design
Sarah Kent
Sarah Kent is London Editor at The Business of Fashion. Her writing is primarily focused on the environmental and social challenges and opportunities facing the fashion world today. She helped
Marko Keskinen
Marko act as a Consortium Leader for multi- and interdisciplinary , funded by the Strategic Research Council of Finland. Winland is a unique project that looks at energy, food and
Ahmed Khan
Ahmed Khan has been working in the Natural Resource Management Programmes, which is now part of the Department of Environmental Affairs (Environmental Programmes branch), in Cape Town since 1998. He
Dr. Nicole Khan
Dr. Nicole Khan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Hong Kong. She received her B.A. in Earth Science and Mathematics from Boston
Jason Kibbey
Jason Kibbey is the Executive Director of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition. Until recently, he was the CEO and co-founder of PACT, an apparel company combining design, sustainability, and
Mike Kilburn
Mike Kilburn joined Airport Authority Hong Kong as Senior Manager, Environment in September 2012. He is responsible for developing a strategy to position HKIA as the world’s greenest airport. He
Sondra Kim
Sondra is an environmentally-concerned writer and avid recycler. She currently lives and works in China, channelling her Master’s degree and Mandarin proficiency to sustainable lifestyle awareness. Her work has been
Jean-Louis Kindler
Jean-Louis (“JL”) Kindler is President of OriginClear Technologies and leads the commercialization of OriginClear’s breakthrough water treatment technology. Mr. Kindler is a veteran of 25 years as both a top executive
Julian Kirchherr
Julian Kirchherr is assistant professor for sustainable business and innovation studies at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, the Netherlands.
Wouter Jan Klerk
Wouter Jan Klerk is an advisor/researcher at Dutch knowledge institute Deltares at the department of Water Risk Analysis, and has mainly been involved in the assessment and management of flood
Piet Klop
Piet Klop is a Senior Fellow with the World Resources Institute’s Capital Markets Research team. Piet’s research includes environmental considerations in investment decisions and portfolio management, as well as investments
Dr. Patrycja Klusak
Patrycja Klusak is a lecturer in Banking and Finance at University of East Anglia and an Affiliated Researcher at Bennett Institute for Public Policy at the University of Cambridge. Her
Greg Koch
Greg Koch is the Director of Global Water Stewardship in the Environment & Water Resources Department at The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta, Georgia. In this role, he manages the Company’s
Ada Kong
Ada Kong, Campaigner of Greenpeace East Asia. She specializes in hazardous substances pollution in China. By doing on-site investigation, policy analysis and campaigning to the public, she works to eliminate
Dr. Moritz Kraemer
Moritz Kraemer is an international economist and expert in credit analysis and economic policy. Moritz is Chief Economist at CreditRisk.io and a Senior Fellow at SOAS Centre for Sustainable Finance.
Mathias Kraus
Mathias Kraus holds the junior professorship for Data Analytics at the Institute of Information Systems at FAU Nurnberg, Germany. He studied mathematics in the Bachelor’s program and computer science in
Kathy Kukreja
Kathy Kukreja is General Counsel at Lotus Capital Finance Ltd. She started her career as a Barrister in Hong Kong in 2000 before moving into finance in 2006. Kathy has
Margaret Kutt
Margaret Kutt is the manager for Sustainable Projects at Esprit. A Hong Kong native she has worked in the fashion industry abroad as well as locally and took on the
Dr. Calvin Lee Kwan
Dr. Calvin Lee Kwan has over 15 years of expertise in developing and implementing sustainability strategies covering legal, environmental, financial, social and risk management themes across a variety of industries
Jonathan Labrey
Jonathan Labrey is the Communications Director of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), responsible for public affairs, policy, media relations, brand and marketing. Jonathan has a background in government relations,
Philippe Lacamp
Philippe joined the Swire Group in 1992. He has had a broad range of corporate experience within the group and currently heads up Sustainable Development for Swire Pacific and John
King Lai
King is an advocate for responsible use of our precious natural resources and the care of our planet's environment. Initially started as a personal interest, King spent over 12 years exploring
Derek Lam
Derek was born in Hong Kong in 1960 and graduated from Hong Kong Polytechnic in 1984. He worked as a textile machinery sale engineer until 1991. Then he started a
Cecilia Lam
Cecilia Lam is the Founding Director of the Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change and the Director of the Campus Planning and Sustainability Office at The Chinese University of Hong
Sophie Lam
Sophie has recently graduated from the University of Exeter in the UK with a BA Honours Geography degree. Her final year modules focused on sustainability and environmental issues which she
Felix Lam
Felix is working as Head of Sustainability at the Green Council. In this role, he leads in the promotion and advancement of sustainability through the delivery of training courses, seminars,
Cate Lamb
Cate’s role involves working with key stakeholders to deliver significant changes in the corporate management of water. She has ten years of experience in the environmental and sustainable development fields
Harri Lammi
Harri Lammi is a senior coal campaigner in Greenpeace East Asia, focusing on coal and water issues, based in Hong Kong. He has 18 years of experience in climate and
Mandy Lao
Mandy Lao Man-lei is a senior project manager at Civic Exchange. She graduated from Cardiff University with a master’s degree in city and regional planning (specialising in urban and built
Ariane Laporte-Bisquit
As the Water Risk Filter Manager, Ariane is responsible for overseeing the ongoing evolution and implementation of the Water Risk Filter strategy. She leads on the engagement with investor and
Dr. Michael Lau
Michael first joined WWF in the 1980s, working at Mai Po Nature Reserve. After obtaining his Ph.D. at the University of Hong Kong, he re-joined WWF-Hong Kong in 2011, becoming
Fiona Lawrie
Australian Fiona Lawrie grew up in Singapore, from whence her love of all things Chinese began. In 2005 Fiona was the recipient of the Australia China Council’s Year in China Program
Inna Lazareva
Inna, originally from Buryatia, Russia, has a BA in Chinese and Burmese Philology and an MA in Chinese Philology from St. Petersburg State University. She is currently completing her Master’s
Sophie le Clue
Sophie is a Director of ADMCF and is responsible for the Foundation’s environmental investments, including the identification/evaluation of projects and aligning financial investment with strategic philanthropic objectives. Sophie has worked
Dr. Frederick Lee
Dr. Frederick Lee is Director of the Water Governance Research Programme and an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Hong Kong. His current research
Tommy Kevin Lee
Tommy Kevin is a Research Assistant at the Institute of Water Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He majored in Sociology at Nanyang Technological
Alison Lee
Alison Lee is a Tropical Landscapes Finance Facility (TLFF) Analyst for ADM Capital Foundation and provides ESG integration advice for ADM Capital funds. Alison co-developed ADM Capital’s proprietary ESG toolkit
Professor Kenneth Lee
Kenneth Lee is the Chief of the Developmental and Regenerative Biology Thematic Research Program, School of Biomedical Sciences at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He is also the
Miranda Lee
Miranda joined the Race for Water Foundation in July 2019 and is responsible for press relations at each of the Odyssey's stopovers, as well as ongoing international PR for the
Peter Lee
Mr. Lee is the General Manager, Sustainability of Airport Authority Hong Kong. He supports, guides and advises the Authority on the formulation and implementation of long-term sustainability strategies. He also
Dr. Xie Lei
Dr Lei Xie is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, the Chinese Academy of Sciences. She is also a Research Associate at
Liang Lei
Liang Lei is an avid storyteller passionate in sustainable development and science communication. His past experiences include TV journalism, marketing and feature writing - on topics like biodiversity loss and
Markus Leippold
Markus Leippold is a Professor at the Department of Banking at Finance of the University of Zurich and holds the Chair in Financial Engineering. From 2007 to 2009, he was
Gilbert Lennox-King
Gilbert Lennox-King is Business Development Manager and co-founder of Energenz, a resource efficiency consultancy that focus on increasing profits for clients through reducing energy and resource waste across a range
Max Leung
Max makes use of his experience in data visualization, statistical analyses and programming techniques to create insights from water and business/financial related data in China. He also assists in the
Kaboo Leung
Kaboo Leung is a Senior Analyst at Trucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices. Her work focuses on assessing environmental risks through scenario analysis, natural capital valuation, and supply chain
Richard Leung
Ir Richard WM LEUNG is a civil engineer by profession. After graduation from the University of Sheffield in the UK in 1988, he worked as an engineer in the
Spencer Leung
Spencer Leung is a Rotary Peace Fellow and the Founder and CEO of GO Organics Co Ltd. He is based in Bangkok, Thailand but travel around the region connecting
Ronald Leung
Hailing from Hong Kong, Ronald’s interest in geopolitical and economic issues led him to understand that climate change is one of the most pressing challenges of our times, yet politically,
Kenneth Mei-Yee Leung
Dr. Kenneth Mei-Yee Leung is Chair Professor of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, and Acting Head at Department of Chemistry in City University of Hong Kong, where he also serves as
Julia Leung
Ms Julia Leung has been Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) since 1 January 2023. Ms Leung joined the SFC in March 2015 as Executive
Kate Levick
Kate is the Director of Regulation & Policy at CDP. She manages CDP’s relationships with governments. She previously worked at the UK Government Office of Climate Change and at BP
Amnon Levy
Amnon Levy is the COO of IDE Technologies, a pioneer and world leader in water technologies specializing in the development, engineering, production and operation of advanced desalination as well as
Michael Lewis
Michael joined DWS in 2015 with responsibility for the division’s ESG thematic research. Prior to his current role, Michael was Global Head of Commodities Research in the Corporate Banking &
Li Junfeng
Li Junfeng is the Director General of the National Center of Climate Change Strategy Research at the National Development and Reform Commission. Mr. Li facilitated the implementation of the national
Li Chunhua
Li Chunhua, acts as the secretary-general of Greenstone Environmental Action Network since June 2009. Her work focuses on environmental information disclosure, environmental impact assessment and green supply chain.
Ken Li
Ken found his interest in water management during his time studying environmental sciences at University of East Anglia. Although he will focus on flood modelling and how various aspects
Dr. Pengfei Li
Dr. Pengfei Li is an associate professor at Xi’an University of Science and Technology (XUST), China. His research concentrates on soil erosion processes and their response to environment change. Currently,
Lei Li
Miss Lei Li is currently a PhD candidate at School of Geographical Science, University of Nottingham Ningbo China. She completed her postgraduate study at Imperial College London in 2018, at
Liang Xiangjing
Mr. Liang is the technical supervisor of Yonghe Wastewater Treatment Plant and plays an important role in the daily operation and management of the plant. He joined the Haitao Company
Marcus Lim
arcus is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of ECOSOFTT based in Singapore and Hong Kong. Since co-founding ECOSOFTT, Marcus has been working with research institutions, technology innovators, businesses, NGOs and
Lin Yanmei
LIN Yanmei, Programme Officer, joined the ABA Rule of Law Initiative’s China programme in June 2007. She is responsible for managing and implementing projects in the areas of environmental litigation
Li Ling
Li is a PhD student in the department of Civil Engineering in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has done 5-years of research in the field of
Alejandro Litovsky
Alejandro Litovsky is the Founder and CEO of the Earth Security Group in London. He is a trusted strategic advisor to companies, investors and governments on ESG challenges. Alejandro has
Su Liu
Su Liu is the Great China Manager and Policy Researcher of Civic-Exchange, a Hong Kong based independent and non-profit public policy think tank. Her work in Civic Exchange covers mainly
Frances Liu
Frances Liu is an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Specialist based in Hong Kong, specializing in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan markets. She has been highly involved in ESG
Hongqiao Liu
Hongqiao Liu is a Chinese journalist and policy expert who covers China, climate, energy, environment and everything in between. She currently writes for Carbon Brief, an award-winning specialist website focused
Feiqin Liu
Feiqin Liu is a PhD student in Environmental and Resource Protection Law at the China University of Political Science and Law. She participated in the project of “Assessment of the enforcement
Liu Heng
Prof. Dr. Heng Liu, Director-General of International Center on Small Hydro Power (ICSHP). Dr. Liu also serves many other important roles including Vice President of Nanjing Hydraulic Research Institute (NHRI),
Adele Lo
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Adele is a 16 year old student with a bright smile and a strong will. With a passion for service and volunteerism, she loves
Dr. Alex Lo
Dr Alex Lo is a human geographer specializing in climate change adaptation, governance, and policy. He received his PhD in Environmental Studies from the Australian National University, and is a
Kate Logan
Kate is Green Choice Project Manager at IPE, a non-profit environmental organization registered in Beijing that promotes information disclosure and public participation as means of improving environmental governance mechanisms, emissions
Tom Logan
Dr. Logan studies the risk and resilience of urban systems. He has a PhD from the University of Michigan in Industrial and Operations Engineering in Risk Analysis. He is currently a
Christine Loh
Christine Loh is the Chief Development Strategist at Institute for the Environment, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She was the Undersecretary for the Environment in the HKSAR Government
Christine Loh
Christine Loh is the Chief Development Strategist at Institute for the Environment, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She was the Undersecretary for the Environment in the HKSAR Government
Jacob London
Jacob London is a Senior Associate with Ceres’ Water Program and a co-author of the 2019 edition of Feeding Ourselves Thirsty. He also coordinates shareholder engagement of the food industry
Dr. Ying Long
Ying Long, Ph.D., an associate professor in School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, China, is an inter-disciplinary scholar with a global vision and substantive planning experiences in China. His research focuses
Carlos Lopez Vazquez
Carlos Manuel Lopez Vazquez is Senior Lecturer in Wastewater Treatment Technology at UNESCO-IHE institute for Water Education. In 2009, he received his doctoral degree on Environmental Biotechnology (cum laude) from
Liza Lort-Phillips
Liza, Director of Global Strategy and Innovation at Cotton Connect has 20 years experience working with the private, public and NGO sectors across Asia, Europe and Latin America. She joined
James Lott
James Lott is a sustainability professional with 6 years’ experience in environmental risk management and reporting. Joining CDP in 2013 he has been instrumental to the analysis and synthesis of
Chien Tat Low
Low has extensive inter-disciplinary research experience, which although wide-ranging, focuses on identifying hotspots to facilitate better planning. At CWR, Low uses spatial modelling and statistical analysis as well as remote
Leslie Lowe
Leslie H. Lowe is the Energy & Environment Program Director at the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), a coalition of nearly 300 faith-based institutional investors representing over $100 billion
Lu Guang
Lu Guang is an award-winning photographer from China, who investigates the impact of rapid industrialization on environment and people’s everyday lives. Since 1993, he has developed major documentary projects in
Lu Shuping
Shuping Lu is President of Xylem (China) Co., Ltd. in charge of the Sales, Services and Operations in China. Shuping has been working for ITT since 1995 and served at
Alicia Lui
Alicia joined as a coordinator of the Sustainable Finance Initiative at RS Group Asia in 2017. Alicia is Founder of Women in Sports Empowered Hong Kong (“WISE HK”), a sports-focused
Jon Lukomnik
Jon Lukomnik is the managing partner of Sinclair Capital L.L.C., a strategic consultancy to the investment management industry, corporations, and institutional investors and Program Director of the Investor Responsibility Research
Tianyi Luo
Tianyi is a Research Assistant in the Markets & Enterprise Program. He works on Aqueduct framework application, water-energy nexus analysis, and map generation and design. Tianyi also assists in Aqueduct
Ma Jun
Ma Jun was named as one of the 100 most influential persons in the world by TIME magazine in 2006. He is well known for his book, China’s Water Crisis
Ma Zhong
Professor MA Zhong, Ph.D. in Economics, is the dean of the College of Environmental Sciences of Renmin University of China. He is the professor of the National Key Discipline “Population,
Ma Xi
Ma Xi works for Ecolab Greater China as a director of Marketing. He looks after innovation, product line life cycle and technical support of the water division of the Company.
Dr. Anthony Ma
Anthony Ma, Principal Consultant of the Hong Kong Productivity Council. He has rich experience in water pollution control, water purification, water reclamation and water efficiency consultancy. Specialized in applied researches
Dr. Jun Ma
Dr. MA Jun is the Chairman and President of Hong Kong Green Finance Association, and Director of the Center for Finance and Development, Tsinghua National Institute of Financial Research. He
Andrew Maddocks
Andrew is the lead on communications for Aqueduct, WRI’s tool for measuring and mapping water risks. He works to maximize the Aqueduct’s visibility and tell the project’s story to audiences
John Magrath
John has worked for Oxfam GB for nearly 30 years in a variety of roles. His background is a journalist, writer and researcher. His work in the Research Team has
Grace Mang
Grace Mang manages International Rivers' China Program. She leads efforts to strengthen the environmental and social standards of China's overseas dam builders and their global environmental footprint. Before joining International
Rochelle March
Rochelle is a Senior Analyst in the Corporate Services team at Trucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices. Rochelle joined Trucost in 2017 and brings several years of experience providing
Annemieke Marsman
Dr. Annemieke Marsman works as a senior geohydrologist for Deltares since 2008 on soil and groundwater quality. Modeling transport of groundwater contamination, multiphase flow and smart monitoring are her specialties.
Fernanda Matsuoka
Fernanda has a degree from the Hotel Management School and holds a MBA from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV). Fernanda works at the travel industry since 2005 and wants to share
John Matthews
John H. Matthews is the Secretariat Coordinator for the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA), which is hosted by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and the World Bank. His
Kristen McDonald
Kristen McDonald is Pacific Environment's China Program Director. She is the founder and former director of China Rivers Project, an organization that works to expand river eco-tourism and river conservation
Dawn McGregor
Dawn leads CWR’s work to help corporates navigate increasingly disruptive & material risks from water & climate threats, as well as transitional risks in the supply chain arising from new
Megan McLeod
A hydrogeologist by training, Megan is the Chief Operating Officer and Technical Manager of the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Asia-Pacific, based in Australia. Megan has been involved in water
Flavia Micilotta
Flavia currently works as BEPI Coordinator at the Foreign Trade Association in Brussels and assists companies to build responsible supply chains. Before that she worked on different sustainability projects as
Robin Miller
Robin leads the Investor Water Hub, a working group of the Ceres Investor Network composed of over 100 institutional investors with more $20 trillion in assets under management. The Hub
Robert Milnes
Rob is an economist within PwC’s Sustainability & Climate Change in China / Hong Kong. He has 10 years' experience in the field working with clients such as the World
Ellen Minkman
Dr. Ellen Minkman is a researcher and lecturer in water governance, at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management at Delft University of Technology (the Netherlands). Dr. Minkman holds master’s
Laureen Missaire
Laureen is responsible for providing insights to drive progress on businesses’ action towards water security. She is working with key stakeholders to deliver significant changes in the corporate management of
Louisa Mitchell
Louisa Mitchell is a freelance social and environmental policy researcher. She was recently a research director at leading UK think tank Policy Exchange, has contributed to publications for the London
Dr. Kamiar Mohaddes
Kamiar Mohaddes is a macroeconomist at the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow in Economics at King’s College, Cambridge. His main areas of research are
Jane Moir
Jane Moir joined ACGA in January 2021 as a Research Director focused on Hong Kong. Prior to joining ACGA, she worked as a barrister and financial journalist, including 11 years
Dr. David Molden
Dr. David Molden is the Director General of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) an organization based in Nepal dedicated to mountains and people of the Hindu Kush
Tom Mollenkopf
Tom Mollenkopf is passionate about the central role that water and sanitation play in the social, environmental and economic wellbeing of our societies. He is also a firm believer in
Dr. Alex Money
Alex Money directs the Innovative Infrastructure Investment (in3) programme at the University of Oxford's Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. A former fund manager, he has over 20 years
Scott Moore
As Director of China Programs and Strategic Initiatives, Scott Moore works with faculty members from across the University to design, implement, and highlight innovative, high-impact global research initiatives in areas
Cassia Moraes
Cassia has expertise in sustainable development and international cooperation, and holds a MPA in Development Practice degree from Columbia University. Currently, she works at the Brazilian Forum on Climate Change,
Leslie Morris-Iveson
Leslie joined Oxfam GB in July 2011 and works around water security and water resource management, developing Oxfam's strategy in these areas, and supporting countries in related programming linked to
Dr Aditi Mukherji
Dr Aditi Mukherji currently leads the Water and Air Theme at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Nepal. Prior to joining ICIMOD, she was a Senior Researcher
Alexandra Murray-Tacon
Alexandra was born and raised in Hong Kong before studying Political Economics at Bates College in the US. A catalytic program that ignited her interest in sustainable finance was the
Wanying Na
Wanying is now a Grade 11 student enrolled in the two-year IB program at Mahindra UWC India. She loves environmental science. She had a one-year Pre-IB program at UWC CSC
Xu Nan
Xu Nan is the Senior Policy Analyst at the Research Center for Climate and Energy Finance Of The Central University of Finance and Economics. She is a senior reporter, commentator
Sadhika Nanda
Sadhika Nanda is an undergraduate student from Bangalore, India currently studying Asian and International Studies in City University, Hong Kong. During time off from classes, Sadhika is a freelance writer,
Tim Nash
Tim Nash is the founder of Good Investing and blogs as The Sustainable Economist. As an expert on socially responsible investing, impact investing, and the green economy, he is regularly
Peter Newborne
Peter Newborne is Research Associate to the ODI water policy programme which carries out applied research in water policy and practice, including recent studies of private sector involvement in relation
Bobby Ng
Mr Bobby Ng is now the Assistant Director of Water Supplies Department and is responsible for the strategic planning of water supply systems and water resources as well as ensuring
Tze-wei Ng
Tze-wei focuses on advocacy and engagement at the Sustainable Finance Initiative at RS Group Asia. She is a part time lecturer of Law and Ethics for Journalists at Hong Kong
Peter Joo Hee Ng
Peter Joo Hee Ng is Chief Executive Officer at PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency. Prior to this, he held roles as Singapore’s Commissioner of Police and Commissioner of Prisons.
Antonio Ng
Antonio is the Founder and Director of FORMWORK IO, a startup in the climate tech space with a mission to accelerate the transition towards carbon neutrality targeting the buildings and
Angela Ni
Angela Ni is a 2010-2011 U.S. Fulbright Fellow based in Yunnan, China. Ms. Ni’s research project is on the environmental health implications of China’s water conditions, focusing on scaling up
Prof. James Nickum
James E. Nickum, a resident of Japan with a Ph.D. from the University of California (Berkeley), has served on the past four Boards in a number of capacities and as
Mark Nicol
Having completed a Master’s degree in Water Modelling and Management at the University of Reading, UK in 2001, Mark initially working for Thames Water in the UK and then for
Hélène Soyer Nogueira
Hélène Soyer is the Research Manager of the Basic Resources team at Moody's ESG Solutions. Her team covers the ESG Assessments of companies in the Chemicals, Mining &Metals, and Forest
Chris Nolan
Chris Nolan in his capacity as extractions industry expert with Business for Social Responsibility has participated in field prohjects with several mining and oil and gas companies in Asia, focused
Marcus Norton
Marcus Norton is the Head of Water and Investor Initiatives, Carbon Disclosure Project. He joined the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) in 2009 to launch and manage CDP’s water program. The
Paul O'Callaghan
After being awarded a bio-chemistry degree, Paul’s first role was for the Body Shop working alongside the pioneering environmentalist Anita Roddick. Paul then volunteered for the World Wildlife Fund in
Tayanah O'Donnell
Tayanah’s expertise includes climate risk, disaster risk preparedness and response, coastal governance and managed retreat, climate change adaptation, environmental policy, land use planning, and sustainability transition. She has worked on
Prof. Andreas Oberheitmann
Andreas Oberheitmann is Professor for Business Administration and International Management at FOM University of Applied Sciences at the German-Sino School of Business and Technology and Scientific Director of the German-Sino
Stuart Orr
Stuart has been with WWF since 2006 and works with the private sector on a range of water related activities, from water footprint to public policy engagement. Stuart has published
Betsy Otto
Betsy Otto is the Director of the Aqueduct project in the Markets and Enterprise Program Aqueduct is a global water risk assessment and mapping tool to inform private and public
Henk Ovink
Henk Ovink was appointed by the Dutch Cabinet as the first Special Envoy for International Water Affairs (2015). As the Ambassador for Water, he is responsible for advocating water awareness
Rhys Owen
Rhys Owen is Editor-in-chief at BlueTech Research. Before joining BlueTech in 2016 Rhys worked for eight years at Global Water Intelligence, where he was deputy editor of the magazine and
Dr. Deng Pan
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Jags Pandhal
Jags Pandhal is a Research Fellow in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Sheffield, UK. He specialises in metabolic and environmental engineering and recently has
Chetan Pandit
Chetan Pandit worked for India’s Central Water Commission, and after 35 years of service retired from # 2 position in the organization, in 2012. A Civil Engineer with post-graduation in
Payal Parekh
Payal Parekh works with International River’s Climate team to raise awareness that dams are emitters of methane; to stop international carbon offsetting schemes; and to promote climate adaptation strategies that
Soomin Park
Soomin was born in South Korea and lived in Shanghai before she pursued studies in environmental management at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. During her transition from a
Tommy Patterson
Tommy Patterson is an experienced researcher of political, economic and social events in the Greater China region, specifically around Chinese regulation, stakeholders, policy priorities, international trade and investment. As Associate
Leslie Petrik
Professor Leslie Petrik (PhD), leads the Environmental and Nano Science (ENS) group, Department of Chemistry, University of the Western Cape (UWC) and is involved in post graduate research with the
Isabel Picazo
Isabel Picazo was born and raised in Hong Kong and attends ISF (Independent Schools Foundation), she is currently 16 and is in G11. Isabel is passionate, self-motivated and a team
Hugo Plunkett
Hugo Plunkett is currently on his gap year where he is spending 5 months working in Hong Kong for ADM Capital and HSBC after which he will be working at
Lincoln Poon
Lincoln is the Global Brand Manager for Pinneco Research Limited, a pioneer in fiber-insulation innovation, delivering superior product solutions and eco-engineering. As a key global advocate for environmental conservation, Pinneco
Ina Pozon
Ina Pozon has worked on water and energy issues in Asia for the past 10 years. Pozon worked for ADM Capital Foundation in the role of Programme Manager for the Asia
Natalie Ambrosio Preudhomme
Natalie Ambrosio Preudhomme is Director, Communications at Four Twenty Seven, a leading provider of data on physical climate and environmental risks and an affiliate of Moody’s, where she manages publications,
Josephine Price
Josephine Price is an Asian based business women with a background in law and private equity and over 20 years experience in investment in emerging markets. She is one of
Martin Probst
Dipl. Ing. MSc RIBA 25 years of experience on strategic consultancy, urban design, and architecture. Most of Martin’s work is about the transformation of existing cities. This means dealing with complex
Calvin Quek
Calvin Quek is Head of Greenpeace East Asia's Sustainable Finance Program and leads the organization's engagement of the financial community. Prior to joining Greenpeace, he worked at Citigroup as an
Abhaya Raj Joshi
Abhaya Raj Joshi is a journalist based in Kathmandu. He writes on water, livelihood, environment and climate change issues. He can be reached at [email protected] (@arj272)
Peter Rawle
Peter Rawle is a consultant for WWF-Hong Kong's Environmental Finance team and has worked in Asian equity markets since 1983. He has variously filled the roles of equity analyst, investment
Francesca Recanati
Francesca joined CDSB’s technical team in 2020 as environmental specialist. She develops technical content to facilitate and foster reporting on natural capital, bringing her experience as sustainability consultant and academic
Matt Reid
Matt Reid is an entrepreneur and co-founder of Steelhead Group which includes Maximal Concepts, KIN Food Halls, Far North Productions, Plastic Conscious and Disruption Labs, with long time business partner,
Paul Reig
Paul has nearly 15 years of experience helping organizations respond to water-related business risks and has advised over 40 of the world’s largest companies on a range of innovative solutions
Charlene Ren
Charlene Ren received her BA in physics from Vassar College and founded MyH2O during her dual master’s study in environmental engineering/technology & policy at MIT. She’s a proud vegetarian and
Dr. Jun Rentschler
Jun Rentschler is a Senior Economist at the World Bank’ Chief Economist Office for Sustainable Development, working at the intersection of climate change and sustainable resilient development. Prior, he served
Hyeon-Ju Rho
Hyeon-Ju Rho, China Country Director, joined ABA’s Asia Division in February 2007 as a deputy country director of the China programme. Prior to this, she was a visiting scholar at
Rick Ridgeway
As Patagonia Vice President of Environmental Initiatives and Special Media Projects, Rick Ridgeway is committed to the company’s mission of using business practices to solve the environmental crisis. Ridgeway helms
China Water Risk
We believe regardless of whether we care for the environment that water risks affect us all – as investors, businesses and individuals. Water risks are fundamental to future decision making
Jeffrey Rissman
Jeffrey Rissman is the Industry Program Director and Head of Modeling at Energy Innovation, and leads the company’s work on technologies and policies to achieve zero net greenhouse gas emissions
Debra Roberts
Professor Debra Roberts heads the Sustainable and Resilient City Initiatives function in eThekwini Municipality (Durban, South Africa). In 2015 Prof. Roberts was elected as Co-Chair of Working Group II (Impacts,
Christopher Rochfort
Christopher Rochfort is a qualified horticulturist and the co-founder and Chief Executive of The Centre for Organic Research and Enterprises (CORE). Previously, Christopher had worked in local government, owned
Camille Rollin
Camille joined the Race for Water Foundation in March 2016 and is managing the ACT program of the organisation. She spends most of her time investigating on the plastic issue
Madeleine Ross
Madeleine is a freelance journalist. She volunteered at China Water Risk for a short time. Madeleine has worked as a media journalist at B&T Magazine and FremantleMedia Australia where she
Dr. Julie Rozenberg
Julie Rozenberg is a Senior Economist in the office of the Regional Director for Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean. She focuses on climate change adaptation and mitigation
Mojtaba Sadegh
Moji’s research is focused on risk and impact analysis of different climatic and weather extreme events, including wildfires, droughts, heatwaves, and floods.
Zachary Sadow
Zachary Sadow is an energy research analyst at Barclays, and is Project Director of the Barclays-Columbia Capstone Program which is currently focused on international water project development. He is also
Clive Saffery
Clive Saffery has been with the Swire group for 29 years, most of which has been based in Asia and with the last 17 years in Swire's beverages division. Prior
Harsh Saini
Harsh Saini, Senior Vice President for Compliance and Sustainability at Li & Fung
Liam Salter
Liam Salter, managing director at Reset Limited HK, is responsible for forging innovative new approaches to tackling climate change in Hong Kong and Southern China, structuring technology, finance, marketing and
Sonia Sambhi
Sonia Sambhi graduated with a degree in Environmental Studies at Yale-NUS College. She hopes to see sustainable development as the global norm, by first and foremost eliminating the longstanding division
Matus Samel
Matus Samel is a Consultant at the EIU's Public Policy Consulting team, designing and managing projects on a variety of public policy areas linked to sustainable development. He is the
Stanley Samuel
Stanley is the Founder and CEO of ECOSOFTT and Chief Architect of its Water SMART Blue Building platform. He has worked on numerous projects in water management in urban
Saurabh Saraf
Saurabh is the CEO of WaterHubs. He has an entrepreneurial background with experience in the environment and energy sector, management consulting and policy research. He has founded cleantech ventures and
William Sarni
Will Sarni is an internationally recognized thought leader on water strategy and innovation. He has authored numerous books and articles and presented on: the value of water, innovations in digital
Amanda Sauer
Amanda Sauer is a Senior Associate with the ENVEST objective of the Markets and Enterprise Program. Amanda specializes in research and analysis on the financial impacts of environmental issues on
John Sayer
John Sayer has a background in sustainability and human development, climate change and governance policy. As Director-General of Oxfam Hong Kong, he helped shape and implement the first Oxfam International
Talke Schaffrannek
Mrs. Talke Schaffrannek has been the Regional Head of Industry Target Groups, Food & Agriculture of BASF Asia Pacific. She has been based in Shanghai since 2010. Previously,
Dr. Simon J.D. Schillebeeckx
Dr. Simon J.D. Schillebeeckx is the co-founder of Handprint Tech, a Singaporean start-up that empowers companies to integrate positive impact into business processes. He is also an Assistant Professor of
Holger Schlaefke
Holger Schlaefke is the Global Marketing Manager of Huntsman Textile Effects, Singapore and manages the global product launches and promotion of the dyes business. He is in charge of developing
Peter Schulte
Peter Schulte joined the Pacific Institute in 2008 and is a Senior Digital Engagement Associate in the Corporate Sustainability Program. His work focuses on connecting companies and a variety of
Celine Schulze
Celine is the co-founder of 10power9, a Singapore- and EU-based investment company with several investment vehicles, including Narwhale Ventures, that focuses on early stage equity investments in Asian and European
Thomas Schumann
Thomas Schumann is the founder of Thomas Schumann Capital, who provides financial products and services to public, private and philanthropic capital to advance a water-secure world. TSC embraces social and
Samir Shah
Samir is extremely passionate about sustainability and has a deep knowledge in energy, food systems, water and climate tech through his investments, affiliations and associations with various organizations over the
Joan Shang
Joan Shang is Senior Associate and Director of Communications at Hong Kong-based family office RS Group. She directs and manages RS Group’s philanthropic portfolio, providing strategic grant funding to projects
Ying Shen
Ying is China Water Risk’s consultant based in Beijing. She conducts research & analyses on water related issues and writes editorial content for website. Prior to joining China Water
Sunan Shen
Shen Sunan is Senior Researcher of Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE). She joined IPE in 2007 and contributed her groundbreaking work in IPE’s core projects on green supply
Gao Shengda
Gao Shengda is secretary of the China Environmental Remediation Association (CERA). CERA was established in 2012 by a few companies and organizations in the environmental remediation industry. It aims to
Daniel Shepard
Daniel Shepard is a Senior Associate with Ceres’ Water Program and a co-author of the 2021 edition of Feeding Ourselves Thirsty. He also coordinates shareholder engagement of the food industry
Tien Shiao
Tien Shiao joined the Pacific Institute in 2016. She is a Senior Research Associate for the Corporate Sustainability team and has ten years of experience in corporate sustainability, stakeholder engagement,
KY Shin
K. Y. Shin is the Executive Director of Culligan Asia Pacific. With over 800 Culligan dealers in over 90 countries, Culligan is the worldwide leader in water treatment solutions.
Zhu Shouqing
Shouqing Zhu is a Senior Associate and Head of China Sustainable Finance Program at WRI's Beijing office. He leads and coordinates WRI’s work related to promoting sustainability with the financial
Zhang Shuwei
Zhang Shuwei is the chief economist at Draworld Environment Research Center (Beijing). He is a senior engineer and he also has a PhD in energy systems analysis.
Renard Siew
Dr Renard Siew is a Climate Change and Sustainability Advisor for CENT-GPS where he is responsible for advancing the organisation's work in the field of climate change and sustainability. He
Matthew Silver
Dr. Matthew Silver is the co-founder and CEO of Cambrian Innovation. Spun out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Space Systems Laboratory, Cambrian Innovation solves industrial resource challenges by
Magali Simon
L Magali Simon Regional Head Asia Pacific, Water Solutions BASF East Asia Regional Headquarters Professional career Ms. Magali Simon joined BASF in 2003, and has held responsibility for supplier management and raw materials procurement, first
Vivekanandhan Sindhamani
Vivekanandhan Sindhamani holds the position of Sustainable Aviation Lead and Airport Consultant at NACO, a company of Royal HaskoningDHV, with a MSc in Aerospace Engineering from Delft University of Technology
Justin Sloggett
Justin Sloggett, CFA, is a Director within the Sustainable Finance Group at Fitch Ratings. Before starting at Fitch Ratings, Justin Sloggett was Head of ESG Investment Research and Head of
Anneleise Smillie
Anneleise has 17 years of international experience in the non-profit sector working in Hong Kong, China and London. As Executive Director she is focused on organisational development and working with
Brendan Smith
Brendan Smith is Water Programme Manager at The Gold Standard Foundation where he has led the development of The Water Benefit Standard, which takes a results based approach to the
Ella Genasci Smith
Ella Genasci Smith is a senior at Smith College where she is earning her bachelor's degree in political science with a focus on East Asia. Having spent her formative years
Yichuan Song
Yichuan Song is an Assistant Researcher of the Chinese Academy of Environmental Planning. Her main research focuses on environmental policy, environmental planning, green finance, and environmental governance system.
Ines Sousa
Ines Sousa, Environmental Sustainability Manager Ines has a background in life cycle assessment (LCA) for product design and more than 10 years of experience connecting sustainability with business and digital tools.
Erica de Souza
Erica de Souza is the Regional Manager for Water Security for CDP, Southeast Asia. Based in Singapore, her role involves working with directly with companies and key stakeholders including financial
Michael Spencer
Michael Spencer is Chair of the global Alliance for Water Stewardship and Secretary of Water Stewardship Australia. He is a former Head of Marketing and Communication at the FSC
Caitlin Spencer
Caitlin was raised in Hong Kong from a young age and as an avid sportsperson and nature lover she experienced first hand the effect of air pollution on quality of
Dirk Staerke
Dirk Staerke has worked with BASF for 30 years in a variety of roles. Currently based in Germany, he has spent 10 years on international assignments in UK and Turkey.
Andrew Steer
Dr. Andrew Steer is the President and CEO of the World Resources Institute, a global research organization that works in more than 50 countries, with offices in the United States,
Raya Stephan
Raya Marina Stephan is an expert in water law, and an international consultant in water related projects with international organizations. She has a wide experience in the design and execution
Changjin Sun
Changjin Sun, Ph. D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, former Director of the Center of Ecological and Environmental Economics at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He has over 20
Sarah Swenson
Sarah Swenson is the Environmental Manager for PrimeAsia Leather Corp. She enjoys the challenge of working towards more efficient, renewable, and collaborative manufacturing techniques while producing high quality leather.
Maija Taka
Maija words at the Water and Development Research Group (WDRG) as a postdoc researcher and a project manager. Her research concentrates on water resources and quality, urbanization and spatial analysis.
Dr. Hiroshi Takagi
Hiroshi Takagi is an associate Professor at School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech). He has been related to a number of coastal disaster mitigation projects
Debra Tan
Debra heads the CWR team and has steered the CWR brand from idea to a leader in the water risk conversation globally. Reports she has written for and with financial
Tan Qiaoguo
Tan Qiaoguo, Ph.D. in Biology, is the Associate Professor of Xiamen University. His research interests include bioaccumulation and toxicity of trace metals in aquatic organisms, process-based models for predicting metal
Ivanna Tan
Ivanna Tan is the marketing manager for Lien AID. She works to develop and strengthen Lien AID’s partnerships, and is responsible for grant management and donor relations. Ivanna holds a
Alec Tang
Alec Tang is a Senior Consultant within ERM’s Global Sustainability and Climate Change practice based in Auckland, New Zealand. He is a Chartered Environmentalist with a broad environmental science
Mohamed Tawfik
Mohamed Tawfik is a researcher in the field of policy analysis, intuitional development, and governance, with a particular focus on the water, wastewater sectors, and Resource Recovery and Reuse. Tawfik
Dr. Dimple Thadani
Dr. Dimple Thadani was born and grew up in Hong Kong. She is currently an Assistant Professor in Information Systems at Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) China. Prior to joining
Hubert Thieriot
Hubert is currently the Data Lead at the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air. Hubert used to work for CWR, leading our work in the water & energy
Mike Thomas
Mike Thomas is a founding partner at The Lantau Group with over 30 years of consulting experience, focussing on the energy sector. He advises a wide range of energy
Joel Tickner
Joel A. Tickner, ScD leads the Sustainable Chemistry Catalyst at the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, UMass Lowell which works on research, analysis, and strategy to make chemistry safer for
Veronique Tjon
Veronique is the Regional Marketing Manager, Asia Pacific for Control Union Certification, an internationally accredited Inspection and Certification Body. She is responsible for the marketing activities in Asia Pacific. In
Cecilia Tortajada
Dr Tortajada is a leading international authority on urban water and wastewater management. She currently focuses on ensuring water future in terms of food, energy and environmental governance and ensuring
Marcy Trent Long
After a fifteen-year career in energy finance and environmental policy roles with NGO and corporate sectors, Marcy founded Sustainable Asia to bring research on Asia environmental issues to life through
Katie Tsang
Katie creates editorial content in China Water Risk’s social media platforms to raise awareness on China’s water issues, as well as manages and analyzes trends and statistics arising from these
Byford Tsang
Byford is a Senior Analyst at Trucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). Byford specializes in supply chain environmental footprinting, life cycle analysis and corporate sustainability strategy, helping clients
Fergal Tse
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Fergal is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Hong Kong pursuing a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Design+ and Architecture. His
Matt Turner
Matt Turner is Director of Global Stakeholder Initiatives and Future 500’s Water Programme. A nongovernment organization (NGO) with offices in San Francisco, Tokyo and Beijing, the Future 500 draws together
Jennifer Turner
Dr. Jennifer Turner has been the director of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center for 14 years where she creates meetings, exchanges and publications focusing on a
Liesel Van Ast
Liesel manages the implementation of the NCD Roadmap and Business Plan in close co-ordination with the UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative. Her role includes NCD Programme Manager to co-ordinate the
Dr Karel van Laarhoven
Karel van Laarhoven works as a scientific researcher in the Water Infrastructure team. In 2016, he received his doctorate in physics from Eindhoven University of Technology. His doctoral work dealt
Ralf van Santen
Ralf van Santen is a research fellow at the Circular Economy Academy, a social enterprise based in Utrecht, the Netherlands, that translates academic research on the circular economy into actionable
Dr Peter van Thienen
Peter van Thienen is Chief Information Officer at KWR. He is responsible for coordinating Hydroinformatics, a combination of water research and information technology. From his background as a quantitative physicist,
Davy Vanham
Davy Vanham, born 1974 in Belgium, works since 2011 as a researcher at the Joint Research Centre (https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en) of the European Commission in Ispra (Italy). He obtained a PhD from
Helga Vanthournout
Helga Vanthournout is a strategic advisor at ADM Capital Foundation, where she also led the work on the Foundation’s most recent research report, Eat Without Waste: Hong Kong’s Takeout Packaging
Olli Varis
Olli is a professor of Water Resources Management with a focus on water, environment and development research and consultation. His research concentrates on sustainable development and water resources management in
Adria Vasil
Adria Vasil is a Canadian environmental journalist and the author of the bestselling Ecoholic book series. The former NOW Magazine columnist now writes regularly on sustainable business issues for Corporate
Juliane Vatter
As Water Stewardship Officer, Juliane supports the freshwater work of the WWF German office in Berlin and is responsible for the water management systems of companies within the agricultural sector.
Shally Venugopal
Shally Venugopal is a Research Associate in the Capital Markets team at the World Resources Institute. Her research focuses on the financial implications of climate and resource change from the
Ina Vertommen
Ina Vertommen is a scientific researcher in the Water Infrastructure (WIS) team. She works with her colleagues on the development of the Gondwana optimisation platform and translates water-practice problems, such
Ambika Vishwanath
Ambika Vishwanath is the Co-Founder and Director of Kubernein Initiative, an India based geopolitical advisory that works on non-traditional security risks and aims to bridge the gap on issues that
David von Eiff
David von Eiff is an associate researcher of Civic Exchange with a focus on economic and public policy issues. Most recently, Dr von Eiff has been working on economic, sustainability
Sarah Wade
Sarah Wade is the global Sector Lead at the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS). She has a background in water stewardship and worked at WWF-UK prior to joining AWS in
Tamanna Wadhwani
Tamanna Wadhwani is the Marketing and Communications coordinator at ASPIRE in Melbourne, Australia. She holds a bachelor's degree in Environmental Science (Wildlife and Conservation Biology) from Deakin University. She is
Ng Wai Mun
Wai Mun is a correspondent at Eco-Business. She has nearly a decade of experience in media and is highly proficient in both English and Chinese writing. Formerly a political correspondent at
Andy Wales
ANDY WALES is Global Head of Sustainable Development for SABMiller, one of the world’s largest brewers. He is a board member of a number of key global water initiatives, and
Professor Wang Canfa
Professor Wang Canfa is a professor at the University of Political Science and Law in Beijing and has published more than 50 books and 140 papers on environmental law. He
Dr. Jiao Wang
Dr. Jiao Wang is a Research Associate with WRI’s China Water Team, where she works with the Global Aqueduct Team and external partners to establish in-house hydrological modeling capacity and
Weiping Wang
Professor of Jinan University, his research is focused on hydrology and water resources, water and soil conservation and water environment. Dr Wang have done a series of works in technology
Xiaoshu Wang
Wang Xiaoshu is a Senior Analyst with MSCI ESG Research, primarily focused on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risk and performance analysis of Asia-Pacific companies and specializing in the financial
Na Wang
Na Wang is Senior Project Officer of The Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE), which is a non-profit environmental research organization dedicated itself to collecting, collating and analyzing government
Hongtao Wang
Hongtao Wang is an associate professor in the College of Environmental Science and Engineering of Tongji University, Shanghai, P.R. China. He has also worked for UNEP-Tongji Institute of Environment for
Wang Kai
Wang Kai, officer of the Industrial Pollution Prevention Project at Green Stone Environmental Action Network. He carried out researches on environmental impact assessment for two years and was also involved
Dr. Liyan Wang
Dr. Liyan WANG, Senior Advisor for Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) China Office. She joined SDC in 2009, and has taken thematic responsibility for SDC to develop its
Dr Xiaodong Wang
Dr Xiaodong Wang is an associate professor at School of Environmental and Municipal Engineering in Qingdao University of Technology. He obtained his PhD degree from Norwegian University of Life Sciences.
Prof. Zuankai Wang
Prof. Zuankai Wang is currently a full professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and associate dean in the College of Engineering at the City University of Hong Kong. He
Dr. Juanle Wang
Juanle WANG, received a Ph.D. degree in 2005 from University of Chinese Academy of Sciences and a B.S and a Master degree from China University of Mining and Technology. He
Sonam Wangchuk
Sonam Wangchuk is a Ladakhi engineer, innovator and education reformist. He is the founding-director of the Students' Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh (SECMOL) which was founded in 1988 by
Beth Warne
Beth Warne is a Research Analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and was the lead analyst for the creation of the Blue Peace Index. Since joining the EIU, she
Alex Whitebrook
Alex is currently an intern for CWR. He conducts research in the field of development with a strong focus on food and water security. He has published work with the
Christian Willi
Mr. Christian WILLI, Member of Management Board Safety and Security at EBP Schweiz AG and head of the group of Natural Hazards. He holds a Master in forest engineering with
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
Angel Wong
Angel Wong is a Chartered Environmentalist with an academic and research background in civil and environmental engineering. Based in Hong Kong, Angel is engaged in numerous projects across Asia, providing
Erin Wong
Erin Wong is the International Outreach Coordinator at the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE), a nonprofit organization that leverages information disclosure and public participation to strengthen environmental governance.
Jennie Wong
Jennie Wong has been an intern at Urban Spring since 2018. Realizing the importance of creating a smart city, Jennie examines the environmental and water management policies in Hong Kong.
Oscar Wong
Oscar was born and raised in Hong Kong and is currently studying his Bachelor of Arts and Sciences under the Faculty of Architecture majoring in Design+ and Architectural Studies at
Doug Woodring
Doug Woodring the Founder of Ocean Recovery Alliance, a non-profit organization which is focused on bringing innovative solutions, technology, collaborations and policy together to impact positive improvements for the health
Stefanie Woodward
Stefanie Woodward is a Sustainability Program Manager at Facebook. She is a sustainability professional with over 10 years of experience driving projects to raise awareness and advise companies on reducing
Patricia Wouters
Professor Dr Patricia Wouters is a Professor of Xiamen University School of Law, the Founding Director of China International Water Law programme (www.chinainternationalwaterlaw.org) and the Founding Director of the Dundee
Rebecca Wright
Rebecca manages the AIGCC secretariat and the group's ongoing stream of work to build investor capacity on climate change in the Asia region. She is the Asia network representative on
Wu Yixiu
Yixiu Wu works as a toxics campaigner for Greenpeace China. Greenpeace China’s toxics campaign is tackling industrial water pollution issues in China and urging industry leaders to commit to phasing
Josephine Wu
Josephine Wu joined Yu Ming Investment in August 2009 and manages a fund of US$150 million. She oversees the fund’s strategy and asset allocation as well as identifies investment opportunities
Professor Xie Kechang is an expert on coal chemical engineering. He is the Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. Prior to that, he was the President of Taiyuan
Zhenzhen Xu
Zhenzhen leads CWR’s stewardship initiatives which focus on rolling out the Alliance for Water Stewardship’s (AWS) International Water Stewardship Standard across Asia Pacific. She has more than 10 years of
Yuanchao Xu
Yuanchao uses his analytical proficiencies towards the assessment and visualization of water risks for China Water Risk. Prior to joining, Yuanchao was based in Europe completing the Erasmus Mundus Master
Jin Xu
Jin Xu is a PhD candidate in the College of Environmental Science and Engineering of Tongji University, Shanghai, P.R. China. He has conducted research on water resources management for several
Dr. Jijun Xu
Dr. XU Jijun is the division chief of Changjiang River Scientific Research Institute. He received a Ph.D. degree in hydrology and water resources from Tsinghua University in 2007. He is
Katy Yan
Ms. Yan coordinates International Rivers' efforts to protect China's transboundary rivers and strengthen the capacity of Chinese activists. She also manages the Intern and Volunteer Program, provides advocacy and analytical
Aihui Yang
Project Manager of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) China. More than eight year project management experience, during which Yang has taken part in “HSBC Climate Partnership Programme” and “HSBC Water
Vivian Yau
Vivian Yau (游可欣) joined ACGA in August 2020 as a Research Analyst after spending 4 months as an intern for the biennial CG Watch report survey. She previously spent 5
Cecilia Yejide Ojemaye
Dr Cecilia Yejide Ojemaye bagged her PhD at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. She obtained her B.Sc. Chemistry from University of Ilorin, Nigeria in 2009. In 2015,
David Yeung
David Yeung is the Founder & CEO of Green Monday, a multi-faceted social venture with the mission to take on the world’s most pressing crises of climate change, food insecurity
Professor Yin Daqiang
Professor Yin Daqiang is the Vice-Dean of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering at Tongji University, Shanghai. He is a specialist in Mutation Research, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Ecotoxicology
Zhan Yin
Yin Zhan is a researcher from China Academy of Sciences (CAS) who specializes in the developmental biology and the biological effect of endocrine disruptors. He is the assistant director of
Jiahui Ying
Ms. Ying Jiahui is a doctoral student at the University of Georgia in environmental economics. She holds a masters degree in environmental economics from the School of Natural Resources
Ma Yingying
Ma Yingying is the Green Supply Chain Project Manager for the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE). She conducts environment related research, management and consulting on water and
Charles Yonts
Charles Yonts has been head of Sustainable Research at CLSA, a leading independent stock broker, since May 2011. He held the position of CLSA solar and cleantech analyst before assuming
Ryan Young
Ryan Young, Index Manager Ryan has a background in management and strategy consulting, and in recent years has focused his energy on sustainability issues. Prior to joining SAC, Ryan worked for
Vriko Yu
In the face of rapid climate change, the likes of coral reefs are being threatened at an unprecedented rate - Vriko made it her mission to help restore life underwater.
Ryan Yuen
Mr Ryan Yuen currently holds the position of Deputy Director, Industry and Technology Collaboration Department in PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency. He is also concurrently the Managing Director of the
Alex Zakheos
Alexander Zakheos is an electrical & electronic engineer currently enrolled in a master’s programme in critical infrastructure systems. One of the leaders of SWEL’s research and development.
Anna Zakrisson
Dr. Anna Zakrisson is a biologist researching and consulting for green infrastructure and future urban sustainability. Zakrisson is VP of European Affairs at the independent research institute Green Roof Diagnostics
Zeng Sasha
Sasha manages the investor relationship for CT Environmental Group. As part of her routine work, she hosts site visits for investors and other visitors from the capital market as well
Qi Zhang
Zhang Qi is Head of Public Affairs of Nestlé (China) Ltd., whose key responsibility is to implement and communicate Creating Shared Value through flagship initiatives and stakeholder engagement. He has been working for
Prof. Zhao Jianshi
Professor Zhao Jianshi is a tenured associate professor at the Department of Hydraulic Engineering in Tsinghua University. He is also the director of the Institute of Hydrology and Water Resources.
Zhong Zhao
Zhao Zhong first joined Pacific Environment in 2012, and rejoined us in July 2016 after taking a year off to participate in the Hubert H. Humphrey US State Department Fellowship.
Zhao Lin
Zhao Lin, Program Manager of Solidaridad China. She is responsible for overall coordination, resource allocation and operations of Solidaridad’s environmental and social projects in China, and has implemented projects on
Chenlin Zhao
Mr. ZHAO Chenlin is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong. His current research develops qualitative and quantitative approaches that assessing the impacts
Yan Zheng
A geochemist by profession and a water and sanitation specialist by vocation, Dr. Zheng began her career in 1988 with the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of
Fandong Zheng
Senior engineer and Director of the Beijing Water Science & Technology Institute, his main research topics include groundwater pollution treatment and control, macro water resources allocation and planning, water resources
Dr. Lijin Zhong
Dr. Lijin Zhong as Senior Associate leading the water team in WRI’s China office. Prior to coming to WRI, Dr. Lijin Zhong served as the Deputy Director of the Tsinghua
Jiayan Zhu
Ms. Zhu Jiayan works for China Merchant Bank in Hangzhou. She holds a masters degree in environmental economics from the School of Natural Resources at Renmin University of China
Dr. Martin Zhu
Dr. Martin ZHU, a PhD graduate (supervisor: Dr. Edwin TSO) from the School of Energy and Environment, City University of Hong Kong. His research focuses on understanding the fundamentals of
Will Zimmerman
A graduate of Princeton and Stanford Universities in Chemical Engineering, the author of over 100 scientific publications, past Director of the M Sc in Environmental and Energy Engineering, and a
Professor Zou Ji
Professor Zou Ji is currently the Deputy Director General of the China National Center for Climate Strategy Study and International Cooperation (CCSC). At the time of the interview, Professor Zou
David Zweig
David Zweig (Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1983) is Chair Professor of Social Science, Associate Dean of the School for Humanities and Social Science (SHSS), and Director of the Center on