Helen joined the IFC China Energy Efficiency Finance Program (CHUEE) team as a Banking Specialist in 2012 and is now in charge of IFC’s Sustainability and Climate Business in China, leading the China team to render green finance and carbon trade related advisory services to the government, financial institutions and enterprises. Helen has extensive experience in business development, project management and product innovation. In addition, she has also made significant contributions to IFC’s sustainable energy financing and green building projects in China and Mongolia. Before joining the IFC, Helen had 14 years of commercial banking experience in commercial lending, retail branch management, and client relationship management. She’s worked in regional management roles for Citigroup, Bank of America and East West Bank in San Francisco for many years.
Dianjun ZHANG CHUEE Senior Engineer
Dianjun joined IFC’s Beijing office in August, 2011 as an Operations Officer for the CHUEE program. He has 21 years experience in energy efficiency and renewable energy in numerous countries, including Finland and Vietnam. Before joining IFC, Dianjun worked as an independent consultant for various international organizations, including the World Bank Group, Asia Development Bank and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization. Prior to that, Dianjun was the Chief Representative of British Consulting Firm, IT Power. In addition, he spent 7 years in Beijing District Heating Group, and 10 years at Finnish Consulting Firm – Poyry.
Dianjun holds a Ph. D of Energy Engineering & Economics from Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, and holds Master of Thermal Energy from Harbin Institute of Technology, China.
Hao Guo Associate Operations Officer
Hao is the Associate Operations Officer of the CHUEE Program. Prior to joining IFC, she worked in government, private sector, as well as bilateral and multilateral organizations in fields of environmental protection, climate change, energy, carbon finance, and project management. She holds Master's degree in Environmental Economics from the University of York.
Junxiu Liu (Jenna) Program Assistant
Jenna is playing an important role in coordination work related to project operations, accounting, and HR in the CHUEE team. Before joining IFC in 2006, she worked as an Executive Assistant and Office Manager with a multinational service company. She also has experiences in the field of finance, marketing and customer relations with an international engineering consulting firm. Jenna holds a Bachelor's Degree in English translation and interpretation from Beijing Foreign Studies University.