Director, Sustainable Investment Program, WRI China
Ms. MIAO Hong is WRI Sustainable Investment Program Director, responsible for development, implementation and management of projects in clean energy fields, mainly renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors in China.
With over 20 years of work experience, she accumulated, not only, rich skills and knowledge in policy research, project development, investment and financing, especially for the development and implementation of international cooperation projects, but broadly network and appropriate relationships with stakeholders in RE and EE sectors in the world and in China. She used to work as the deputy director of the PMO of China Renewable Energy Scale-up Program phase I, which is the largest WB and GEF project in renewable energy; the Executive Director for Electrification by Solar PV in Remote Areas of Western China, which was funded by Canadian Government; the Solar PV Project Manager under China Renewable Energy Development Program, which is the first project of the WB and GEF in renewable Energy in China; and she also worked for ADB EE projects in China, including ADB Guangdong Energy Efficiency and Environmental Improvement Investment Program, ADB Energy Efficiency and Emission Reduction Project in Shandong Province, and ADB Hebei EE Improvement and ER Project. All these experiences made her to be familiar with institutional arrangement and policies on RE and EE sectors in China, as well as common practices on investment and financing, international cooperation projects financed both loan and grant financed, from development, preparation, implementation, management and evaluation.
She also used to be the China Country Manager for the USAID funded ECO-Asia CDCP and PFAN China Director and worked with partners to build up the bridge between projects and public/private investors and financial institutes, and obtained great achievements.
Before joined WRI China Office, as a consultant of ADB and WB correspondingly, she involved and participated in the innovative mechanism design works, like PPP and specific fund attack the bottlenecks of scale up the investments in RE and EE development.