Chris Brown

Independent Energy Policy Consultant


Chris Brown is an independent China energy policy analyst and consultant. For the last year he has been a consultant for Itochu and other East Asian companies as they expand their North American solar business.

Before working as an independent consultant, Brown managed China energy research projects at the Gerson Lehrman Group and Ergo Advisors in New York. He was also a senior China energy research analyst for the CENTRA consulting company in Washington, D.C.

Brown was a China-Taiwan strategic issues analyst at the Defense Intelligence Agency and the Joint Intelligence Center Pacific from 1998 to 2004. He previsouly taught in Jilin City, China, and worked as an on-air radio personality at the International Community Radio Taipei in Taiwan for several years.