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Huw Slater
Lead Specialist, Climate

Huw has been based in China since 2011, working on carbon pricing, low-carbon development and power sector reform. He currently provides technical backstopping for the EU-China ETS Platform. Huw was previously Research and Projects Manager for China Carbon Forum (CCF), a Beijing-based non-profit aiming to foster cooperation among China’s stakeholders for climate action. He has spoken on behalf of CCF at forums around China, as well as internationally, as well as managing regular expert panel discussions on low-carbon topics.

Huw is the co-author of the 2015, 2017 and 2018 China Carbon Pricing Surveys, the most in-depth and extensive summaries of stakeholder views on China’s carbon market development. The surveys are complemented by industry roundtables, providing valuable insights in to the challenges and opportunities faced by China’s major emitters. He has also published on China's ‘war on pollution’, it’s emission reduction targets, coal power overcapacity, and carbon market development. Huw previously worked with Chinese NGO Institute for Environment and Development, co-authoring a Scoping Assessment for Climate Change Adaptation in China.

Huw has a Master of Asia Pacific Studies and a Master of Climate Change from Australian National University (ANU).

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