Changhua Wu is The °Climate Group’s Greater China Director. Based in Beijing, she leads The °Climate Group’s operations and strategic development across the region. Before joining The °Climate Group, she was the Executive Director of China Operations of ENSR where she worked closely with multi-national corporations to support their business development in China and also their compliance with Chinese regulations.
A China specialist for about 15 years, Changhua is involved in major regional initiatives. She leads a world-wide professional network, Professional Association for China’s Environment (PACE). She also serves on the Board of the Asia-Pacific Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (APRSCP), the Standing Committee of Environmental Education Committee of Chinese Society of Environmental Sciences, and the Advisory Committee of Clean Air Initiative - China.
Prior to returning to China, she directed the Program for China Studies at the World Resources Institute (WRI) in Washington, DC. She also consulted for multinational organizations like the World Bank, UNEP, and UNDP. She was the 1993 Fellow of World Press Institute and 2004 Fellow of the Temple Law School’s High-level US-China Roundtable on Environmental Law and Policy.
Ms. Changhua holds two graduate degrees, one in Law from Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and the other in Environmental Policy from University of Maryland.