Dr Xavier Chen
Chief Strategy Officer
Beijing Energy Club
Dr Xavier Chen is an experienced professional in Chinese and global energy industry, working currently as the Chief Strategy Officer of ENN Group, President of the Beijing Energy Club, and the Vice Chairman of the Coordination Committee, International Gas Union.
Before ENN, Dr Chen served in various leadership roles in BP China as VP between 2003 and 2013, and then Statoil (equinor today) as VP & China Country President between 2014 and 2018.
Prior to BP, Dr Chen worked in several institutions, including French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), French Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok, and then IEA (International Energy Agency) from 1996 to 2003.
Xavier holds Ph.D. in Energy Economics from the University of Grenoble, MS from Asian Institute of Technology and BS from Zhejiang University.
Dr Chen is also the author of two books and many articles which had significant influence on China’s energy policies.