Michal Meidan is Head of China Energy Research at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES). 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. Michal has also held senior analytical roles at Eurasia Group in New York and London, and at Asia Centre-Sciences Po, Paris. Michal holds a PhD in Political Science and East Asian studies from Sciences Po, Paris.