Daizong Liu is currently Director, China, at WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities in World Resources Institute.
Prior to this, he was EMBARQ and Transport China Director at the World Resources Institute where he led or conducted WRI Public Transportation Development policies in both national level and city level. He also led projects in Transit-Oriented Development, Road Safety Design and Transport Emission assessments fields in China.
Mr. Liu obtained a Master’s degree in transportation engineering from the National University of Singapore. He has worked 10 years for the China Sustainable Transportation Center, partner with the Energy Foundation from 2005 to 2015, and has worked 3 years for CPG consultancy Company in Singapore.
His previous professional experience includes the China Sustainable Transportation Center, partner with the Energy Foundation from 2005 to 2015. He also worked as Transport Planner for CPG consultancy Company in Singapore from 2002 to 2005. He has published two books, and more than 20 professional papers. His key experiences include:
- Public Transportation Evaluation System of Ministry of Transportation China. 2010-2011
- Public Transportation Network Optimisation Guidelines of Department of Construction of Jiangsu Province. 2008-2009
- Beijing Bus Rapid Transit Line 1 Operation Optimisation. 2006-2007
- Chongqing Public Transportation Multi-model. 2010-2012
- Conceptual Plan of Kunshan Yangchenghu High-speed Railway Station Area Development. 2009-2010
- CSTOUR (Comprehensive Solution for Transit Oriented Urban Redevelopment). 2013
- Fuzzy AHP and Enhanced DEA Methodology of Performance Evaluation and Subsidy Model of Public Transportation. 2013-2014
At the High-Level Seminar, he hopes to learn more about Transit-Oriented Development, and to connect with compact cities in the area of urban planning.