Michael is based in Tianjin, China and is responsible for working with the ASI assurance team to support the efficiency, effectiveness and integrity of ASI Certification and ASI Auditor Accreditation workflows in both a China and global context; and connect assurance insights across ASI work streams.
Michael holds a Bachelor’s degree in Material Science and Engineering from the Central South University Changsha China and a Master’s degree of Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago USA. Michael started his career as an international sales in South Asia product category including heavy machinery, vessel accessories and security equipment. He joined Rio Tinto Alcan in 2009 and focus the business related to high speed train sector, supplied Aluminum plates and sheet to CRRC (World biggest high speed train manufacturer). He has rich experience to deal the contacts with both China state owned and private companies, more than 15 years working experience for team cooperating with members from different countries and culture backgrounds. Before joining ASI, Michael was the leading role for promoting the Gates Foundation’s Omni Processor project(waste treatment) globally.
Michael is a Chinese native speaker and is fluent in English.