Wang Hao

Wang Hao

Strategy Manager, BioLite

Wang Hao is a strategy manager of BioLite, a social enterprise specialising in off-grid solar and clean cooking products, based in Nairobi, Kenya. Passionate about building a sustainable world, he focuses on ESG transformation (esp. Renewable Energy and Regenerative Agriculture), leveraging digital technologies with sustainable business models. Prior to his role at BioLite, he was a manager at a management consulting firm, based in Shanghai, with extensive experience in advising ESG/digital strategies for both local and multinational corporates to grow in China. He also aspires to leverage ESG topics and youth participation to promote international collaborations. He is a guest speaker at the 2023 China-US Student IMUSE (Initialing Mutual Understanding through Student Exchange) Forum, and also a China delegate of the Act4Food Global Youth Advocates for Food System Transformation. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Tsinghua University.

Local Kenya musicians entertain delegates at the Africa Climate Summit held at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, Kenya on 6 September 2023. (Simon Maina/AFP)

Young Chinese are making their presence felt in Africa's Kenya

Young Chinese Wang Hao shares his personal experience of working in Africa's Kenya. He says a growing number of young Chinese are venturing into Africa for exchanges, internships and full-time work. In this era of globalisation, it is important that young Chinese communicate with the outside world to develop a broader worldview and seek opportunities for growth.