Dr. Zhou Jinfeng is Secretary-General of China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF), a China-based NGO participating at the leading edge of biodiversity conservation, environmental protection and sustainable development.
Born in 1962, Dr. Zhou has earned a global reputation as a seasoned supporter of sustainable development, biodiversity conservation, environmental protection, and poverty alleviation. Dr. Zhou Jinfeng graduated from Peking University and earned a PhD in Chemistry from Perdue University. Dr. Zhou was the proponent and one of the creators of China’s famous Guangcai (Glory) program which integrated the expertise, and efforts of the government, NGOs and private enterprises in creating sustainable businesses in the poorest areas of China. As an innovative business leader Dr. Zhou founded one of China’s first Internet providers, and subsequently built China’s largest and most reputable media/scientific laboratory supply companies.
Dr. Zhou has played leading roles in the development of his country which include: Being a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) for the ninth, tenth and eleventh session, Standing committee member of the All China Federation of Industry and Commerce, and Vice-Chair of the National Association of Vocational Education China (NAVEC) for the ninth and tenth session.