Founder and Chairman of the Board of GCL Group, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited, Chairman of the Board of GCL System Integration Technology Co., Ltd. Mr. Zhu Gongshan has served as a member of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and a member of the 12th Jiangsu Provincial CPPCC Standing Committee. He won the honorary titles of "China Energy Person of the Year" and "Global Innovation Leader" in 2016, the "Top Ten Economic Person of the Year" and the "Outstanding Contributor of Global New Energy" in 2015, and the "Green China-Outstanding Environmental Protection Leader" in 2014. In 2009, he was praised by the Sunday Times as one of "China's top ten persons who change the future". He has successively been elected as Chairman of Global Solar Council, Chairman of Asia Photovoltaic Industry Association, Executive Chairman of Environment and Energy Committee of ICC China, Executive Vice President of Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage Branch of China Electricity Council, Vice President of China Overseas Chinese Entrepreneurs Association, Vice President of China Overseas Development Association, Chairman of China New Energy International Alliance, Deputy Director of Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association, Vice Chairman of the Board of China Fortune Foundation, Deputy Director of Thermoelectric Special Committee of Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering, Honorary Chairman of the Board of Nanjing University, Honorary Dean of Energy Research Institute of Nanjing Institute of Technology, Honorary Chairman of Hong Kong Baptist University Foundation, Permanent Honorary Chairman of Africa Food Fund, Vice Chairman of the British Crown Prince Charity Foundation (China), and member of American Council for Renewable Energy. Zhu Gongshan majored in electrical automation and holds a doctorate in business administration.