Associate Research Fellow, Center for Energy & Climate

Research Interests:

  • fossil fuel value chains
  • energy transitions
  • energy sector reforms
  • climate change
  • China


Kevin Jianjun Tu is a Non-Resident Fellow at Ifri's Center for Energy & Climate, he is also the managing director of Agora Energy Transition China, and an adjunct professor at the School of Environment of Beijing Normal University.

Prior to his affiliation with Ifri, Tu had served various key positions including China program manager at Paris-based International Energy Agency, director of China Energy & Climate Program at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington DC., partner at a Vancouver-based premier energy consulting firm, director of marine operations at China’s largest LPG importer and distributor, and construction project manager at Sinopec, a Chinese national oil company.

Tu has more than two decades of solid experience in the energy and environmental fields as well as government affairs in Asia Pacific, North America and Europe, his research interests cover the full spectrum of energy issues including fossil fuel value chains, energy transitions, energy sector reforms, climate change, and corporate strategy & transformation, with a focus on EU-China relations and U.S.-China relations, and their implications for China’s energy & climate policies.

Domaines d'expertise
Énergie & Climat