Sheng Yan is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy. He is based in China. 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.