Renfeng was previously a senior journalist with China Daily. He is a regular speaker at events and forums. Renfeng is a respected advisor, a Visiting Professor at the School of International Affairs of Renmin University, China and was a Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. He was awarded the EU Erasmus Mundus scholarship for a double Master’s degree at Aarhus University, Amsterdam University and CITY, University of London. He received his BA degree from Nankai University in China.