Sze Ping is an environmentalist in China with rich experience directing both international and local NGOs. He is now CEO of WWF China, and elected member of the Network Executive Team of WWF global network. He has taken leadership and governance roles in Greenpeace China, Friends of Nature, Society of Entrepreneurs and Ecology (SEE), China Youth Climate Action Network (CYCAN), Global Call for Climate Action (GCCA) and has founded two NGOs Forward Works and Greenovation Hub. He has also served advisory roles for 350.org, UNEP, Sustainable Development Council of the Hong Kong Government, and the World Economic Forum.
His contribution to the environment movement was widely recognized, and was awarded as “Asian of the Year” (Channel News Asia, 2006), “Leaders Promoting Internationalization of Chinese Business” (Global Entrepreneur Magazine, 2006), “Young Leaders of Our Time” (Southern People’s Weekly, 2009), “Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Hong Kong” (Junior Chamber International, 2010), “SEE-TNC Eco-award” (Society of Entrepreneurs and Ecology and The Nature Conservancy, 2011) ,“Green Leader” (Southern Weekend, 2011), “Ten Outstanding Leaders of Advocacy” (Southern Weekend Publishing Group, 2012), “Young Global Leader” (World Economic Forum, 2012).
Sze Ping graduated from Chinese University of Hong Kong in Government and Public Administration and holds an EMBA in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has taken Fellow positions in the New School University (New York) and City University of Hong Kong.