Sheng Yan is the deputy director for China at the Center on Global Energy Policy. In this capacity he supports the Center’s inaugural fellow, David Sandalow, in managing the Center’s research and communication on China-related topics and developing partnerships with Chinese universities, research institutes and enterprises.

Prior to joining CGEP Sheng was a commercial manager with ConocoPhillips’ Global LNG group based in Beijing. He previously worked as a junior economist for the Environmental Defense Fund in New York focusing on China-related economic analysis. Sheng also has experience working for China’s National Development and Reform Commission, the government agency on economic planning and regulations.

Sheng holds his MPA from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and his BA in Economics from China Foreign Affair University in Beijing, China.


颜盛先生是哥伦比亚大学全球能源政策中心中国项目副主任。他与中心创始研究员David Sandalow一起,负责管理中心与中国相关的课题研究和对外交往,并与中国的大学、研究机构和企业等建立长期合作关系,是中心在中国地区的首席代表。