Economist, Asian Paper Packaging
Han is responsible for managing all Asian paper packaging market analysis and forecasts, with a focus on the China containerboard & boxboard market as well as end-use econometric modeling. He writes RISI's Asian paper packaging reports, including monthly commentary as well as medium- and long-term forecast reports. Han is the lead author of the 2012 China Boxboard Study as well as Indonesia’s Packaging Paperboard Study. He also contributes to various multi/single client studies such as World Boxboard Study, World Sack Kraft and Wrapping Paper Study, China and Thai Packaging Paper Market Study, Oji Machine Glazed Paper Study, etc. Prior to joining RISI, Han worked as an Analyst at Copal Partners, a UK-based financial consulting firm, conducting economic analysis and business due diligence for a wide variety of industrial projects. He also worked as an assistant researcher for the Washington State Dept of Commerce between 2007 and 2008. Han has a Master's degree in Economics from Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, New York. He also holds a bachelor's degree in Mathematical Economics from Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington.