#Advisory Panel

Ma Jun

Founder, IPE

Ma Jun is the director of the Beijing-based NGO, the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE), and a well-known and respected leader in China’s environmental community. In his seminal book entitled China’s Water Crisis, Ma drew global attention to the significant deterioration of the country’s water resources. In 2006 and 2007, he launched the unique China air and water pollution online databases, for the first time providing public access to key pollution data. Prior this, Ma Jun was an investigative journalist with the South China Morning Post.

Ma Jun has received several awards and citations for these and his proactive engagement with the corporate sector. He was named one of the 100 most influential persons in the world by Time magazine in 2006 and won the Goldman Environmental Prize in 2015 and the Skoll Award in 2015.