Chunping Xie

Policy Fellow, LSE

Chunping Xie

Chunping is a Policy Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment leading a programme to inform decision-making about China’s policies on climate change, energy, economics and development.


Chunping is an energy economist with experience in China’s energy policy and development, the global energy markets and energy security, the economics of energy storage, and sustainable transition. Before joining the Grantham Institute she worked at Energy Systems and Policy Analysis Group, Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage (BCES), with an especial emphasis on developing techno-economic models for analysing the value of energy storage. Before that she worked at King’s College London, looking at the global natural gas market and energy security. She holds an MSc and a PhD in Energy Economics, and has experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams.

Research interests

  • Growth and Innovation
  • Policy Design and Evaluation
  • Sustainable Development
  • Energy Transition towards a Low-carbon Future