Nationality : China
Born : 1963
Position : Director, Energy Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
Field of study : Energy transition for sustainable development, Regional cooperation on Sustainable energy, and Low carbon development
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Mr. Hongpeng Liu is leading the energy team in ESCAP to promote regional cooperation on energy in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 7 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement and the broader Sustainable Development Goals.
His work ranges from organizing intergovernmental meetings/policy dialogues, developing knowledge products, and providing technical assistance to support member States on sustainable energy development in Asia and the Pacific.
He is a member of Technical Advisory Group on SDG7 under the UN-Energy, which is the United Nations' mechanism for inter-agency collaboration in the field of energy.
Mr. Liu has over 30 years’ experience on sustainable energy. Prior to joining the United Nations, he served as government official in the areas of energy policies and plans, new and renewable energy industry development, environmental industry development and climate change in the central government of China.