Dr Xiansheng Sun
International Energy Forum (IEF)
Dr Sun was elected IEF Secretary General in August 2016. Prior to that he was President of China National Petroleum Corporation’s (CNPC) Economics and Technology Research Institute (ETRI), reporting to the Chinese leadership on energy policy decision making, Chinese gas pricing reforms, and international energy cooperation. He was also deeply involved in the energy policy studies of the Chinese energy five-year planning process.
In addition to senior executive positions within CNPC in China, over the last 30 years Dr Sun has held several CEO / Chairman roles in CNPC subsidiaries around the globe.
Dr Sun holds an LLM and a Ph.D from the University of Dundee, where he also holds a honorary professorship in the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy.