Speaker available for hire, based in Victoria
Peggy Liu is internationally recognized for her expertise on China‘s sustainability landscape and for fostering international collaboration with China. JUCCCE is an NGO dedicated to accelerating the greening of China. JUCCCE is a leader in creating transformative change in sustainable cities, sustainable consumerism and smart grid. It is most noted for its multi-sector convening power.
Key milestones at JUCCCE: holding the first public dialogues between US & China on clean energy, introducing the concept of Smart Grid to China, educating over 500 Chinese government leaders on how to build sustainable cities, creating the China Dream initiative to reimagine prosperity for sustainable consumerism, creating the Stone Soup Global Leadership methodology.
She is also an executive advisor to Marks & Spencer and HP, a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on
Sustainable Consumption, a WEF Young Global Leader. She served on the WEF’s Global Agenda Council on New Energy Architecture, and as an energy adviser to the Clinton Global Initiative.
As one of the leading green thinkers in China, Peggy was honored as the Hillary Step for Climate Change Solutions, a Time Magazine Hero of the Environment, a Forbes “Women to Watch in Asia”, a China top 50 innovative business leader by China Business News Weekly. She has been featured in China’s Oriental Outlook (“China Dream”), Global Times (“Green Goddess”), Beijing Tatler (“Green Miracle”), Vogue (“3 Women Who Better the World”), Madame Figaro “Top Life” award, Harpers Bazaar.
Prior to co-founding & volunteering at JUCCCE, she had a diverse career as a venture capitalist in Shanghai, an ecommerce pioneer in Silicon Valley, a software marketing executive, a McKinsey consultant, and a computer programmer. She is a graduate of MIT in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and completed programs at Harvard Kennedy School and at Lee Kwan Yew School of Public Policy.