PAN Jiahua, Member of the Academic Board, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Director of the Institute of Eco-civilization Studies and Professor of Economics, Beijing University of Technology, Editor-in-Chief of the Chinese Journal of Urban & Environmental Studies. Received his PhD at Cambridge University in 1992. Areas of study include economics of sustainable development, energy and climate policy, world economy and environmental and natural resource economics. Worked for the UNDP Beijing Office as an adviser on environment and development; Lead author of the IPCC Working Group III 3rd, 4th and 5th Assessment Report on Mitigation; Ex-director-general, Institute for Urban and Environmental Studies, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Member of China National Expert Panel on Climate Change; Member of National Foreign Policy Advisory Group; Adviser to the Ministry of Ecology and the Environment. President of Chinese Association for Urban Economy, vice president of the Chinese Society of Ecological Economists. Member of Independent Group of Scientists (15) appointed by the UN Secretary-General for drafting GSDR (Global Sustainable Development Report) 2023. Author of over 300 papers, articles and books in both English and Chinese. First and Second prize of best research work, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (2002, 2004 & 2013), Sun Yefang Award of Economic Sciences, 2011, China Green Person of the Year 2010/2011. China Environment Prize (2016).