Secretary-General, Global Forum on Energy Security
Dr. Qiang Liu is the Co-chair and Secretary-General of Global Forum on Energy Security based at Beijing, China. Qiang works for Chinese Academy of Social Sciences since 2004, he has been the Director of Energy Economics Division, Institute of Quantitative & Technical Economics at Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (IQTE-CASS) since 2014, and was the deputy director of the division since 2010. Qiang is a consulting expert for United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) on energy and Belt & Road Initiative.
Qiang is also a professor of the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences since 2008. Qiang was a visiting scholar at the School of Advanced International Studies of John Hopkins University at Washington D.C., focusing on Sino-American economic interaction.
Before joining CASS, Qiang worked for Hebei Swan Chemical Fiber Company for 3 years, and for Beijing Futian Vehicle Company for 5 years. He also has work experiences in Informatization Office of State Council of China.
Qiang holds PhD of economics from the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.