Dr. Peter Louie

Senior Environmental Protection Officer, Air Policy Division, Environmental Protection Department, Hong Kong SAR Government, China

Dr. Louie worked as Research Associate at the Energy & Environmental Research Center, University of North Dakota, North Dakota, USA on the applications of supercritical fluid extraction for complex environmental matrix separation and analysis prior to joining Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department.  Dr. Louie has extensive experience in air quality monitoring and teaching, including the pollution sources monitoring, QA/QC program for Pearl River Delta-Hong Kong regional air quality monitoring, and the setting up of supersites air quality monitoring program in Hong Kong.

From 2005 to 2008, Dr Louie was appointed as a member of XXIX Beijing Olympic Games Air Quality Monitoring, Forecasting & Evaluation program expert panel under Beijing EPB in the areas of air quality science and control policy support for hosting the Olympic Games in Beijing in 2008. Dr. Louie is guest professor of Peking University and South China University of Technology.  He chaired the Air & Waste Management Association – Hong Kong Section.  Recent projects on the utilization of second generation of air quality monitoring devices included the collaboration with USEPA on a Village Green – Citizen Science monitoring program and collaboration with City U on the reporting of Green Marathon Air Quality Health Index for the 2015 Marathon event in Hong Kong.  Dr. Louie serves as an advisor to the World Health Organization (WHO) on the development of the Global Platform on Air Quality and Health (2015) and chaired the WHO working group on developing recommendations for surface monitoring of air quality. Dr. Louie now serves as the Senior Environmental Protection Officer (Air Policy) of Marine Policy and Control Section, responsible for shipping emissions control, in the Environmental Protection Department of the HKSAR.