Dr. Wang Jiansheng on board as the new President of Energy Foundation China
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Wang Jiansheng has joined our team as the new President of Energy Foundation China, effectively immediately. He will be based in our Beijing Office.
Energy Foundation China is honored to be in our 14th year of providing support to China to advance the health, economic, and environmental benefits of clean and sustainable energy technologies. We believe that big challenges like air and water quality, oil security, and carbon emissions can be solved by policies that spur the rapid deployment of clean technology. We are delighted that Mr. Wang has agreed to lead our China operations through the next phase of growth and impact.
Mr. Wang has deep China experience that bridges the business and civil society worlds. He has an MA and PhD in Development Economics from New York University. He spent 15 years with the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group (12 years in Washington DC and 3 years in Beijing), and played an instrumental role in IFC’s many successful investments in China’s financial sector. For the last five years, he's been working in private equity investment, most recently for Actis, a leading private equity investor dedicated to emerging markets.