Xizhou Zhou

Managing Director, Power and Natural Gas, IHS Markit

Xizhou Zhou is a Managing Director of IHS Markit. He heads the Power, Gas, Coal and Renewables group in Asia Pacific. He is the author of numerous reports and multi-client studies on Asia’s fast-growing energy markets and is responsible for research activities for IHS Markit in its Beijing, Singapore, Tokyo and Delhi offices. With extensive expertise in the Chinese energy sector, he has managed a variety of consulting engagements for both international companies investing in China and Chinese companies looking for growth opportunities globally.

Prior to joining IHS Markit, Mr. Zhou was a consultant engaged in regulatory and energy economics for Industrial Economics, Inc. in Boston, Massachusetts. Earlier in his career, he served as a research analyst at the World Resources Institute in Washington, D.C., where he focused on energy and transportation in developing Asian and Latin American markets. Mr. Zhou is currently an editorial board member of China Petroleum Society’s official journal, Guoji Shiyou Jingji (International Petroleum Economics). He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Yale-China Association. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese and proficient in Spanish, Mr. Zhou holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Environmental Management from Yale University. He is based in Beijing.