John Haffner is a sustainability executive based in Hong Kong, with an extensive background in Asia, including especially Japan, China, and Southeast Asia. He currently serves as General Manager, Sustainability for a leading commercial real estate company, Hang Lung Properties. He has two decades of experience in cleantech, energy, and sustainability, including senior roles in the electricity sector in both Canada and Asia.
John’s education includes two law degrees from McGill University, and he is called to the bar in the Province of Ontario, Canada. In 2011 John was nominated as an Asia 21 Young Leader by Asia Society. John has more than 20 publications on various topics related to the environment, energy and international affairs, and he is proficient in Mandarin.