ACEF 2018 Speaker

Jia YU

Senior Operations Officer and the Director of International Development Cooperation,
Institute of New Structural Economics at Peking University


Dr. Jia YU, Senior Operations Officer and the Director of International Development Cooperation at the Institute of New Structural Economics at Peking University, is responsible for the application of New Structural Economics to the international investment practice. Previously, Dr. YU worked more than 8 years for State Power Investment Corp. (SPIC) International Minerals & Investment Co., Ltd as the director of the Dept. of Business Development & Public Relations. She was responsible for overseas energy and mining investment and public relations at corporate level; global resources market research, China’s outward FDI policy and empirical studies at a macro level. Before joining SPIC, Dr. YU started her career as a consultant for the utility industry with Accenture.

Dr. YU is graduated from Peking University with a double major in French and Economics and received a scholarship from the French government to continue her studies in France. Dr. YU has obtained two Masters’ degrees, in Development Economics and Project Management, at CERDI-CNRS in France, where she also received her PhD in Development Economics.

Her research fields focus on Chinese “Go Global” empirical studies, Industrial Park and Special Economic Zones (SEZ) diagnosis, as well as China's overseas investment and the interaction of the manufacturing, energy and mining sector and their roles in the process of industrialization for Belts & Roads countries.

Dr. YU is the consultant of Asian Development Bank and She is also the first representative of the People’s Republic of China nominated for the “Future Energy Leader” from the World Energy Council. She is the FEL global board member and the key member of the development committee (2015-2017).


  • Session 2: Government Policy and Regulatory Design: Perspectives from Different Stakeholders

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