Andrew Lawson, Civic Exchange
Andrew Lawson has a keen interest in the interface between law, public policy and environment. He has qualifications in law and agricultural science from Australia, and has practical experience working on environmental issues at the grassroots level, in national research programmes, and in the public policy arena.
Since 2007, he has worked for Civic Exchange, an independent policy think tank in Hong Kong that undertakes public policy research on areas of civic concern to Hong Kong and southern China. His work covers a diverse portfolio of issues including climate change, energy policy, air pollution and its links with public health, sustainable development in the urban context (especially relating to buildings and transportation), water resources, and environmental planning and governance.