Dr Wang Tianyi

Former Chairman
China Everbright Environment Group Limited

Dr Wang is Professor of Practice at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou), part-time Professor and Co-Director of the Public-Private Partnership Research Center at Tsinghua University, advisor for Temasek International Pte. Ltd, and member of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED).

He also served as Chairman and CEO of China Everbright Environment (Group) Limited, China’s biggest environment company and the world’s largest waste-to-energy company, President of Shandong Provincial Academy of Sciences, Deputy Mayor of Jinan City and Vice President of Yantai University.

He was honored the “Best CEO in Asia” by Institutional Investor and Corporate Governance Asia consecutively from 2018 to 2021. In 2020, he was awarded the “Green China Person of the Year”, the highest award established by Chinese government in the field of Ecology and Environment.

Dr Wang has published books of high academic and social influences, which include ‘Environmental Protection and Carbon Neutrality’, ‘Hong Kong’s Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality - The Strategic Goals and Path Selection’, ‘PPP: Theory and Practice’, ‘International Series of Books on PPP’ including Canada, Australia, Japan, and Singapore, ‘Joint Stock Cooperative Economy in China’, and ‘Accounting Information System’.