Commissioner: Ma Zhong
Dr. Ma Zhong is Professor at the School of Environment and Natural Resources, Renmin University of China. He is the leading scholar in China in researching and implementing environmental economics and policies. Ma Zhong has been working extensively with the governments and international agencies on a variety of researches in China, and engaged in the national and international environmental policy making including the environmental finance and taxation, Montreal Protocol for ODS, SO2 emission trading, and water pricing. In the past ten years he also has been working on the institutional reform of environmental administration in China. Prof. Ma serves as senior advisor to the China Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) as well as the provincial governments, and the member of the China Council for International Cooperation of Environment and Development (CCICED). In 2009 Ma Zhong was recognized as China’s Annual Green Person.
The Commission on Pollution and Health is an initiative of The Lancet, the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution (GAHP), and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Commissioners include many of the world’s leading researchers and practitioners in the fields of pollution management, environmental health and sustainable development.