Deputy Director General of Development Bureau,
World Hydropower Congress | 14-16 May 2019 | Paris
Yibin Zhang is the deputy director general of development bureau, and news spokesperson for the Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organisation (GEIDCO)
Yibin Zhang is a Professor level senior engineer. He is member of the Third Youth Federation of China enterprises as well as a member of C1, CIGRE Chinese Committee and a Consultant expert of the Asia Development Bank.
Previously, he was the division director of GEI office of SGCC and the division director of the research centre of GEIDCO. Before he joined SGCC, he founded the smart grid department of State Grid Energy Research Institute (SGERI) and was the director for seven years.
He also worked as an academic visitor at the school of electrical and electronic engineering, part of the University of Manchester in the UK. His research interests include power system analysis, clean energy, smart grid, electric vehicles and other related policy, strategy and planning issues.