Dr Hu Xinmin

The Lantau Group

Xinmin Hu is a Principal at The Lantau Group, a strategy and economic consulting firm in Hong Kong specialising in gas and power markets across Asia Pacific.

Xinmin advises clients ranging from government agencies to investors, on energy policy and regulation, transactions and valuations, investment opportunities, market studies, and energy economics, in Australia, China, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Europe. 

Dr Hu’s primary focus is China, assisting international clients seeking to understand China’s energy and regulatory environment, and advising Chinese clients on overseas energy and power markets.  He has completed a number of transaction projects involving wind and solar power assets, small hydro power companies, coal fired power plants and an integrated gasification combined cycle project in China.  He has also conducted studies of China’s power networks, electricity retail markets, and distributed generation.

He has helped a number of clients understand opportunities and risks in China’s gas and LNG markets, including recently acting as a China natural gas pricing expert in an arbitration case involving tens of billions of RMB investment.

Xinmin Hu has a PhD from the University of Melbourne, Australia, in Operations Research.  Prior to joining The Lantau Group, Dr Hu was an associate director with RepuTex and, before that, an energy consultant and research scientist in Australia.   Further back, Dr Hu was a lecturer at Jilin University in Changchun and Zhongshan (Sun Yat-Sen) University in Guangzhou, China.

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