Professor Christine Loh
Chief Development Strategist, Division of Environment and Sustainability, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Christine Loh is the Chief Development Strategist at the Institute for the Environment, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and Visiting Scholar at Anderson School of Management’s Center for Global Management, UCLA. Loh was the Undersecretary for the Environment in the HKSAR Government (2012-17). Between April 2019 and March 2020, she was the Special Consultant to the Office of the Chief Executive of the HKSAR Government on the mainland’s ecological civilization policy. She has a long history in public policy and politics, having been a legislator, and then was the CEO of a non-profit public policy think tank. She has a wide and unusual range of expertise that spans the environment, energy, development, and geopolitics. She is a published author of many academic and popular works. Her latest book, published by Hong Kong University Press in 2023, is about COVID-19 and its global socio-economic and policy implications. Loh is a Director and Trustee of CDP Worldwide, and Director of the Global Maritime Forum, New Forests Pty Ltd, and Towngas Smart Energy Company Limited. She is a lawyer by training, and a commodities trader by profession.