Dr. Kevin Mo has rich experience in strategic planning and policy research related to energy and climate change in China and the United States. He has worked in the fields of building energy efficiency, sustainable cities, emission reduction of non-CO2 greenhouse gases, green finance, renewable energy, water, ecological agriculture and international cooperation. At present, his research focuses on international carbon neutrality policy, ecological carbon sinks, green finance and other fields.
Previously, he was the executive director of the China Center of Energy Policy Institute of the University of Chicago (EPIC), senior consultant at the Becker-Friedman Institute of Economics of the University of Chicago (BFI), managing director of Paulson Institute Beijing Representative Office, director of China Buildings Program of Energy Foundation, director of international sustainable buildings project of Natural Resources Defense Council, etc. In 2017, in recognition of his continuous promotion of China’s international cooperation in the fields of green development and climate change, he was selected as one of the “Top Ten Green Driving Forces” by China Real Estate News and other institutions. In 2005, he won the first Legacy Award issued by the American Environment and Energy Building Association. In 1995, he won the second prize of Scientific and Technological Progress Award from the Chinese Ministry of Culture.