The industrial sector is a major energy consumer and carbon emitter in China. For years, China’s industrial sector has been responsible for more than 65 percent of the nation’s energy consumption and more than 70 percent of the nation’s carbon emissions, and thus has always been the main focus of…
Dr. Chen Ji is a principal in RMI’s China program, working on enabling policy makers, investors and cooperates to act on energy transition towards net-zero-carbon 2050, particularly in harder-to-abate sectors. He has been working in the field of energy and climate change for more than 10 years.
Before joining RMI, he respectively worked in the climate change department of the National Development Reform Commission, the National Centre for Climate Change Strategy, and International Cooperation and Centre for Industrial Energy Efficiency. He was a senior member of the Chinese delegation for UN climate change negotiation and negotiated the Paris Agreement. He also either led or participated in numerous consulting projects for China’s national and local governments and companies as well as international agencies.
EDUCATION & AWARDS
PhD, Energy and Environment Economics, Dundee University
MSc, Environmental Economics and Management, York University
BEng, Building Environment and Equipment Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
WHAT MAKES YOU MOST PROUD ABOUT WORKING AT RMI?
“I can be empowered to connect China with international expertise and markets in low-carbon solutions.”