Senior Lecturer in Environmental Economics & Governance, University of Leeds

I am currently a Senior Lecturer of Environmental Economics and Governance at Sustainability Research Institute (SRI), University of Leeds. I specialise in international climate change policies for mitigation, climate change adaptation, scenario analysis on environmental impacts, water resources accounting and management, input-output modelling and their applications in both developed and developing countries. I am a Lead Author for the Working Group III of the 5th Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Chapter 14 on Regional Development and Cooperation.

I have authored over 40 publications, including articles published in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals such as Environmental Science and Technology, Geophysical Research Letters, Global Environmental Changes, Energy, Ecological Economics and so on. My recent two correspondence letters was published in Nature and Science. I have received Leontief Prize 2012 and "Runner Up" of the Leontief Prize 2007. His paper was awarded for the "Top Policy Paper 2007“by Environmental Science & Technology. His most recent paper on “The gigatonne gap in China’s carbon dioxide inventories” at Nature Climate Change have received international attention and reported by 40+ media in different languages.

I have received Leontief Prize 2012 and "Runner Up" of the Leontief Prize 2007. My co-authored paper was awarded for the "Top Policy Paper 2007“by Environmental Science & Technology. His most recent paper on “The gigatonne gap in China’s carbon dioxide inventories” at Nature Climate Change have received international attention and reported by 40+ media in different languages.

Before joining SRI, I was a Senior Research Associate at Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research (4CMR), Department of Land Economy and a Research Associate at Judge Business School, University of Camrbridge. I worked for World Wide Fund (WWF) as an Economist.