Senior Advisor, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Former Senior Scientist and Acting Division Director of Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts Division at LBNL
Lynn Price is a Senior Advisor for the International Energy Analysis Department and the China Energy Group in the Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts Division, Energy Technologies Area, of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). She previously served as a Senior Scientist, Acting Division Director for the Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts Division, Head of International Energy Analysis Department, and Leader of the China Energy Group. She is also an Affiliated Faculty member of the Energy and Resources Group at the University of California-Berkeley.
Lynn Price has a MS in Environmental Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has worked at LBNL since 1990. She has been a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, since 1994 and was a lead author of IPCC’s Second, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Assessment Reports on Mitigation of Climate Change. She has provided technical and policy-making assistance related to energy efficiency and climate change mitigation on a variety of projects since the early 1990s for the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. State Department, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, World Bank, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, U.S. Agency for International Development, California Energy Commission, California Air Resources Board, Energy Foundation China, ClimateWorks Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Oak Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and others.
Wolfgang Eichhammer, Ph.D.
Head of Competence Center for Energy Policy and Energy Markets, The Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, Germany
Professor at Utrecht University, Netherlands
Dr. Eichhammer is a physicist with professional experience gathered in various countries of the European Union and worldwide in designing and evaluating energy efficiency, renewables, and climate policies. He is the head of the Competence Center Energy Policy and Energy Markets at The Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI in Karlsruhe, Germany. He is also a professor for energy efficiency and energy systems modeling at Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University in The Netherlands.
Dr. Eichhammer has served as the project lead of numerous national and international studies on modeling and simulating the impacts of climate change mitigation measures, energy conservation and renewable energy policies. He is the technical coordinator of the ODYSSEE-MURE project on energy efficiency indicators and policies (www.odyssee-mure.eu). He has served as technical advisor to the EU-Commission on the implementation of EU Emission Trading (Benchmarking), the EU Effort Sharing Decision, the EU Directive on Energy Services as well as the follow-up Directive on Energy Efficiency, among others. He has also worked on various projects in these fields for international organizations such as the World Bank, the International Energy Agency, UNIDO, etc. He has extensive experiences working internationally namely in Asian countries (Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, South Korea), Central and Eastern European countries (Serbia, Russia), North Africa (Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria) and South/Central America (Mexico, Brazil, Chile).
Peter du Pont, Ph.D.
Co-Chair of Asia Clean Energy Forum
Senior Associate at Stockholm Environment Institute - Asia
Peter du Pont is based in Bangkok and has more than 30 years experience developing sustainable energy and climate programs in the U.S. and Asia. Since 1989, he has worked throughout the Asia region, in NGO, private-sector, and government-sector organizations to design and advise on the implementation of clean energy strategies and initiatives. Dr. du Pont has developed national energy-saving plans for Thailand and Vietnam; has directed an international non-profit organization working on energy efficiency issues; has served as Secretariat to APEC’s Expert Group on Energy Efficiency and Conservation; has supported implementation of programs designed at scaling up grid-connected and off-grid renewable energy across Southeast Asia; and has (since 2007) served as Co-Chair of the Asian Development Bank’s annual Asia Clean Energy Forum.
During 2016-2017, Peter served as Senior Climate Change Advisor for the US Agency for International Development (USAID), based in Asia, where he provided technical oversight and worked with colleagues on the development of programs and procurements covering clean energy, sustainable landscapes, and urban resilience. He is currently based in Asia, and advises foundations, companies, and financial institutions on strategic, regulatory, and market issues related to the clean energy transition in the region. Dr. du Pont has a masters degree in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in Energy & Environmental Policy from the University of Delaware.
Christoph Menke, Ph.D.
Professor at Trier University of Applied Sciences
Christoph Menke is a professor of energy technology at the Trier University of Applied Science, Germany for 20 years. He also is a distinguished professor at the Joint Graduate School of Energy and Environment (JGSEE) in Bangkok, Thailand since 2004. In addition, he has worked for many international organizations such as The World Bank, TATA Energy Research Institute in India, the Caribbean Development Bank, and the German International Cooperation (GIZ).
Christoph Menke is a senior expert in energy technologies such as combined heat and power, industrial energy efficiency technologies, and solar thermal technology. He has also conducted work as a senior advisor for energy policy and energy planning and has extensive experience in energy systems analysis and energy systems planning. Since 2000, Dr. Menke has been active in energy policy planning in ASEAN countries, mainly Thailand, The Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam. In addition, he has been a senior energy policy advisor to GIZ in the Philippines since 2010 to assist in the implementation of renewable energy law and energy efficiency policy in the country. He has more than 65 publications in international journals and international conferences. Dr. Menke has a Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany.
Tienan Li, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Industrial Energy Efficiency, China
General Manager, China Standard Conformity Assessment Co.,Ltd
Tienan Li is the director of Center for Industrial Energy Efficiency (CIEE) in Beijing, China. He is also the general manager of China Standard Conformity Assessment Co.,Ltd. In addition, he has served as the director of ELI Quality Certification Institute, the general manager of China Standard Certification Center (CSC) (former China Certification Center for Energy Conservation Products) and a senior engineer at China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS).
Tienan Li has over 30 years experience in various areas of energy efficiency policy and standards in China and internationally. He is the chairman of ISO/TC 257 Evaluation of Energy Savings under which he is leading the development of series of ISO standards on energy savings measurement and verification protocols. He led the development of China’s national standard for "Energy Management System" and participated in the development of ISO50001 standard. As technical expert to UNIDO and ISO, he promotes the application of energy management system standard in developing countries, and has participated in international training as a lead trainer. He has extensive experience on energy efficiency standards and measurement and verification protocols and has led several large-scale national and international projects in this area in China.