Head of Green Investment Principles Secretariat
Cheng Lin is Director of Center for International Collaborations at the Institute of Finance and Sustainability (IFS), Head of Secretariat Beijing Office for the Green Investment Principles (GIP) for the Belt and Road. He has been leading the Global Green Finance Leadership Program (GFLP), a platform for capacity building and knowledge sharing on green finance, working under the G20 Green Finance Study Group (2016 – 2018) and the G20 Sustainable Finance Working Group (2021- ), and the Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) since 2017. Prior joining the IFS, he served as Deputy Director of Research Center for Green Finance Development at PBC School of Finance of Tsinghua University between 2017 and 2021. Before that, he was with the PBOC from 2010 to 2017, including the International Department and Haikou Central Sub-branch. From 2014-15, he was Deputy Representative at the PBOC Representative office in Tokyo. He received bachelor’s degree from Wuhan University in 2018 and master’s degree from Shanghai International Studies University in 2010. He studied in the University of York on Environmental Economics as a Chevening Scholar between 2021 and 2022.