Secretary General  Xi LIANG

Xi Liang, Secretary General of UK-China CCUS Centre

Dr Xi Liang is the Secretary General of the UK-China Guangdong CCUS Centre, and a senior lecturer in Energy Finance at the University of Edinburgh. Dr Liang received a PhD in Energy Economics from the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. He started his CCS research career at Imperial College London in 2005. Xi has led or participated in 9 major CCS / Climate Change projects in the last 8 years, incl. projects funded by UK Department of Energy and Climate Change, UK FCO, IEA GHG, and the Asian Development Bank. Xi has published more than 30 academic papers related to CCS in China. Prior to joining Edinburgh, he was a lecturer in energy policy and the pathway co-director of MRes in Environment, Energy and Resilience at the University of Exeter, and a pathway lead of the ESRC Southwest Doctoral Centre. His main research area was economics, financing and risk management in low carbon technologies, incl. CCS. He is teaching energy finance and low carbon investment for MSc students. Xi has significant financial advisory experiences. Dr Liang is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.