Charlotte Xin Zhao

CFO and Board Member, Sinopec Green Energy Geothermal Development; Board Member & CEO in China, Arctic Green Energy Corporation

Ms. Zhao is CEO of Arctic Green Energy China and Board member and CFO of the company’ s portfolio investment, the joint venture with China Petrochemical Corporation (“Sinopec Group”)., “Sinopec Green Energy Geothermal Development Co, Ltd (“SGEG”).

Arctic Green and its JV form the world’s largest and fastest growing geothermal district heating company on a mission to bring green geothermal energy to cities across the world. Arctic Green is DEVELOPER, OWNER AND OPERATOR of clean heating and energy systems in over 50 municipalities across Asia and Europe. Arctic Green is owned by its founder Mr Haukur Hardarson and GIC, the Singapore Sovereign Wealth fund.

Ms. Zhao’s area of expertise includes business strategy and execution, corporate finance, and compliance. Ms. Zhao works closely with government authorities in international collaboration in promoting geothermal utilization and fighting against climate change, including establishment of China-Iceland Geothermal R&D Center under Ministry of Science and launching of UNESCO Geothermal Training program in China. Her team registered the first geothermal district heating Clean Development Mechanism under UN Framework Climate Change.

Ms. Zhao received education in China, UK and US. She obtained master’s degree in Finance Management. Ms Zhao is Harvard Business School alumni.

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