Kirk Barlow

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Personal bio:
Kirk works to protect key rivers and promote higher environmental and social standards for Chinese hydropower projects around the world. He has been engaged in grassroot projects across China for over 5 years and has been working in China since 2009 (Xi'An, Beijing and Shanghai to name a few). He has worked directly with Chinese energy and financial firms both in and outside of China while working at KPMG. He also brings a strong background in sustainable agriculture and food systems, and has helped bridge grassroot movements around the world to impact policy developments at the UN'S FAO and has been providing a range of policy and practical support to help fulfill environmental goals in China. He is knowledgeable of China's importance on the global stage and its infrastructure work around the world, particularly along the Belt & Road Initiative.