- Director, Institute for Urban & Environmental Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China
Pan Jiahua, Director, Institute for Urban & Environmental Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), and professor of economics at CASS Graduate School. Received his PhD at Cambridge University in 1992. Areas of interest include economics of sustainable development, energy and climate policy, urban transformation, world economy and environmental and natural resource economics.
Worked for the UNDP Beijing Office as an advisor on environment and development; Lead author of the IPCC Working Group III 3rd, 4th and 5th Assessment Report on Mitigation; Member of China National Expert Panel on Climate Change; Member of National Foreign Policy Advisory Group; Advisor to the Ministry of Environment Protection. Vice president of Chinese Association of Urban Economy, Vice president of the Chinese Society of Ecological Economists, vice president of Chinese Energy Association. Editor-In-Chief of the Chinese Journal of Urban & Environmental Studies. Co-editor of Climate Change 2001: mitigation published by Cambridge University Press and author of over 300 papers, articles and books in both English (including Science, Nature, Oxford Review of Economic Policy) and Chinese (Including Journal of Economic Research and China Social Sciences). First and Second prize of best research works, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (2003, 2005, 2013), Winner of Sun Yefang Economic Sciences Prize, 2011, China Green Person of the Year 2010/2011.