Ningke Peng retires from the position of Global Director of International Government Affairs, Dow Chemical at the end of 2016. He was responsible for key global policy advocacy as well as cross country coordination for critical business and project issues.
Before this role, he was Vice President of Dow Greater China. He supports global CEO in managing top government relationships and supports China and Asia CEO in strategy planning and business development. He leads policy advocacy, coordinates cross business development and oversees issues management. He was member of the Steering Committee for mega project development (Dow/Shenhua Yulin Coal to Chemical project), and was the chief negotiator with national and provincial governments for all resources support to and approval of the project. He also initiated and led the company’s efforts in pursing government business for all clean energy and efficiency based solution. Before this, he was Director of Government and Public Affairs of Dow in Asia Pacific and Greater China respectively.
Outside Dow, Ningke served the Board of Governors of American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China 中国美国商会) from 2010 through to 2014 and was Vice Chairman in 2013.
Ningke also served as Co-Chair of the China–US Energy Co-operation Program (ECP 中美能源合作项目) at its Management Board Executive Committee from 2011 through to 2014. He was one of the founders of ECP.
Ningke also serves as a Council Member of China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF 中国石油和化学工业联合会).
Before Dow Chemical, Ningke served BP for nearly 14 years where he had taken various roles in technical, commercial and leadership in Beijing, Shenzhen, London and Houston. He had experiences across the company's full business value chain and had led/closely involved in multi big deals of the company including Yaraco Acetic Acid project, Ningbo LPG project, Shanghai ethylene cracker project (with Sinopec中石化上海赛科乙烯项目), strategic investment in PetroChina IPO (中石油), Guangdong Oil Service Station Project, Guangdong LNG Terminal and Trunkline Project (with CNOOC 中海油广东大鹏LNG), etc. He led setting the LNG import duty exemption and VAT refund policy in China.
Before BP, Ningke served China National Offshore Oil Company （中海油）for 3 years in geophysical analysis and external communication.
Beyond business, Ningke has been active in promoting social and public programs. He was founder and champion of a series of social and philanthropic projects including – Dow/LBNL/ERI partnership on energy efficiency in China; Dow/UNEP/MEP program on emergency response capacity building for chemical industry in China; Yulin Tree Planting project; Dow/EDF Agricultural GHG reduction project in Shaanxi, Peking University Sustainability Innovation Award. He led ECP in supporting the China Low Carbon Alliance.
Ningke has a BSc degree of Geophysics from Peking University （北京大学）, China. He also has a post-graduate certificate of management from the Western Management Institute of Beijing / Staffordshire University (UK).