2014 Asia Foundation Development Fellow



Mr. Lican Liu is the Co-Founder and Director of Programs and Communications at the Greenovation Hub, a grassroots NGO that focuses on environmental protection and innovation in China. Mr. Liu’s expertise ranges from environment and civil society to journalism. He initiates, develops and manages programs focused on areas including drinking water safety in rural areas, tools and techniques for public participation, eco-friendly cities ranking, and environmental education. Lican also serves as a consultant to Internews, the world’s largest international media development institute. He has been recognized as the regional leader of the Earth Journalism Network, a global network formed by environmental journalists. Lican also dedicates himself to training Chinese journalists about environmental issues and promoting mutual understanding of such topics among journalists from China, Southeast Asia and other countries. Mr. Liu earned a master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and worked as a TV reporter and a Greenpeace Campaigner. He also completed his bachelor’s degree at Fudan University, Shanghai, China.