- Deputy Director, Integrated Solutions, Greater China
Eric joined The Climate Group (Hong Kong) in 2011 with a focus on China projects.
Eric has spent most of the last 20 years based in China and Hong Kong SAR working on the diffusion of clean energy technology. In the renewable energy consulting field he has managed contracts, fieldwork and the deployment of wind power, for both grid connected projects and isolated communities. During this time he has been involved in cross-cultural and cross-sector engagement with a variety of stakeholders, including the optimization of China’s renewable energy infrastructure through capacity building relationships between China’s energy agencies and international institutions. Eric co-founded an engineering company to focus on the integration of hydrogen and solar driven cooling systems into new markets.
Eric’s NGO background involves policy research on global support mechanisms for low carbon power generation, renewable energy programs with the fossil fuel power sector, and detailed ecological footprint analysis of complete economies. He holds an MSc in Materials Science and is a Certified Energy Manager (AEE) and LEED AP (BD+C).