Dr. Han Phoumin

Dr. Han Phoumin

Senior Energy Economist

Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
Economic Research Institute For ASEAN And East Asia (ERIA)

Han is Senior Energy Economist Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), and Secretariat Member of Asia CCUS Network.

Han Phoumin has more than 20 years of professional experience working at various international and inter-governmental organizations and multi-disciplinary research consortiums related to energy market and technologies, environment, integrated water resource management, governance, and economic development in the region of ASEAN and EAST ASIA.

Currently, he serves as a senior energy economist at the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia. Much of his career in the past twelve years has revolved around the power sector, especially in the areas of electricity market integration, waste to energy, sustainable hydropower development, renewable energy policy research, energy efficiency and conservation, clean coal technology, energy security, carbon capture utilisation and storage, financing energy transitions technologies, gas master plan, and energy demand and supply forecasting. His works and research feed into the high-level policy forum through East Asia Energy Minister Meeting and the regular East Asia Energy Forum organised by ERIA. Dr. Han earned his PhD in economic development and policies from Kobe University, where he also specialized in applied econometrics. He also serves as guest editor for various international journal. Those included, the energy frontier, the Energy Policy journal and energy Sustainability journal and International Journal of Hydrogen Energy