HomeAuthorsMichal Meidan Michal Meidan Head of China Energy Research at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies Follow AsiaDr. Michal Meidan is Head of China Energy Research at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. Before joining OIES in July 2019, she headed cross-commodity China research at Energy Aspects. Prior to that, she headed China Matters, an independent research consultancy providing analysis on the politics of energy in China. Dr. Meidan also held senior analytical roles at Eurasia Group in New York and London, and at Asia Centre-Sciences Po, Paris. She taught undergraduate courses on China’s political economy at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and has authored numerous academic articles. Michal Meidan also regularly provides comments for a wide variety of media outlets and is featured as a speaker at industry conferences. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and East Asian studies from Sciences Po Paris, and is fluent in Mandarin and French.PublicationsJuly 2023China Trends #16 - China’s Diplomatic Coup in the Middle East: the Facts behind the HypeChina Trends #16 by Institut Montaigne.