Pan Jiahua

Director-General, Institute for Urban & Environmental Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (China)

Pan Jiahua

Pan Jiahua is director-General of the Institute for Urban & Environmental Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). He also holds the positions of professor of economics at CASS Graduate School and editor-in-chief of the Chinese Journal of Urban & Environmental Studies.

Pan received a Ph.D. from Cambridge University in 1992, studying the economics of sustainable development, energy, and climate policy; world economy and environmental and natural resource economics. He worked for the UNDP Beijing Office as an advisor on environment and development and was lead author of the IPCC Working Group III 3rd , 4th, and 5th Assessment Reports on Mitigation.

Pan is a member of the China National Expert Panel on Climate Change, the National Foreign Policy Advisory Group and is advisor to the Ministry of Environment Protection. He is vice president of the Chinese Association for Urban Economy and vice president of the Chinese Society of Ecological Economists.

Pan has edited and authored over 300 papers, articles and books in both English and Chinese.

Last Updated: October 2, 2017