Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Beijing Gas Group
Ms. Li Yalan is currently Chairperson of the Board, Beijing Gas Group Co., Ltd.; Vice Chairperson of China Gas Association; International Gas Union (IGU) –Asia and Asia Pacific Regional Coordinator.
Ms. Li Yalan has a wealth of work experience. Since commencing her career in 1985, Ms. Li Yalan has developed rich experience working both for government, serving as deputy director of the Beijing Municipal Public Affairs Bureau Planning Department; and for industry. Proficient in the gas business, Ms. Li Yalan served as the Beijing Gas Group Planning Development Manager and Chief Engineer and she has a wealth of business executive experience as the incumbent Chairman of Beijing Gas Group. In terms of energy policy-making, professor level senior engineer Ms. Li Yalan has presided over the preparation of Beijing’s “Ninth Five-Year Plan” regarding natural gas development planning and effectively promoting the development of Beijing’s natural gas industry. Ms. Li Yalan led Beijing Gas Group to achieve outstanding success. Since 2011, Li Yalan has been general manager of Beijing Gas Group. In 2014 she became chairman of the board of the Beijing Gas Group and has made considerable progress in increasing gas purchase volumes from 6.86 billion cubic meters in 2011 to 15.55 billion cubic meters in 2016 in Beijing city.