Dr. Liu is currently the Executive Vice President of ENGIE in Beijing, China. Liu a senior executive with nearly 20 years of experience in the field of energy, initially working as a power plant engineer as well as commissioning & operations manager, later becoming an energy technologist, and ultimately advancing to managerial positions. He has spent his career at the intersection of academia, think tank, government, and industry in China, Saudi Arabia, and the United States, giving him a unique blend of academic credibility, deep industry knowledge, and extensive international experience. He is a frequent speaker and panelist on global forums on topics related to energy and climate change as well as technology innovation. His expertise centers on a broad and deep understanding in global energy markets, geopolitics, climate change, technology innovation, as well as stakeholder engagement, corporate strategy, policy and regulation, research and data analytics, team empowerment, and budget oversight. .