Featured Speakers

Li Yalan


International Gas Union

Ms. Li Yalan has over thirty years’ experience in the gas industry. She is a well-known expert in the gas industry in China and in the world.


Ms. Li is current IGU President.  She is listed as 40 Energy Leaders in the 40 Years Reform and Opening Up, as a representative of the Chinese energy industry.


Li Yalan holds a bachelor’s degree of Gas Thermal Engineering from Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture,  and she holds an MBA degree from Renmin University of China.  Since 2001, she had worked as Chief Engineer, Deputy General Manager, General Manager and  chairperson of Beijing Gas Group. She  was  vice Chairperson of China Gas Association for long time.


Ms. Li has rich experiences working in the gas industry. She is a renowned expert in the Chinese gas industry, and contributed to the rapid development of the gas industry development in Beijing, with annual gas consumption volume increasing from 180 mcm to 18 bcm over the past two decades.  She  organized  the  study  and implementation of natural gas development plan for Beijing; carried out a large number of coal-to-gas conversion projects. Formulated Beijing gas development strategy; completed many town gas acquisition projects. The company acquired equity of major gas field overseas.


Ms. Li is  IGU President for 2022-2025 triennium and will be immediate past President of IGU for 2025-2028.

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