Kirk Barlow

Personal bio:
Kirk works to protect key rivers and promote higher environmental and social standards for hydropower projects around the world. He has worked with organizations in China since 2007 (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 grassroots movements around the world to impact policy developments at the UN'S FAO. He is knowledgeable of China's importance on the global stage and its infrastructure work around the world, particularly along the Belt & Road Initiative.