Tao Li
China Regional Director


Tao Li graduated from Xian University of Architecture & Technology with Bachelor degree in 2001 and finished PhD degree with Environmental Engineering in Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2007.

Prior to joining IWA in 2009, Tao worked as an assistant professor at the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, at the Chinese Academy of Science for two years, engaging in several national research projects, particularly related to drinking water quality control.

Now, Tao is in charge of IWA China regional office, located in Beijing, and works closely with local partners such as administration, academia, utilities and industries to deploy relevant events, programs and activities in the region.