Mark L. Clifford is the executive director of the Hong Kong-based Asia Business Council and author of The Greening of Asia: The Business Case for Solving Asia’s Environmental Emergency.
Previously he was editor-in-chief of the South China Morning Post, publisher and editor-in-chief of The Standard, and Asia regional editor for Businessweek. He co-authored the Asia Business Council’s books Through the Eyes of Tiger Cubs: Views of Asia’s Next Generation and Building Energy Efficiency: Why Green Buildings Are Key to Asia’s Future. Mark’s other books on Asia examined China’s entry into the WTO (co-authored with Supachai Panitchpakdi), the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis, and South Korea’s economic development.
Mark graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and was a Walter Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University. He worked in Seoul as a correspondent for the Far Eastern Economic Review from 1987-92 and has lived in Hong Kong since 1992.