The Team

  • Alexander Demissie
    Alexander Demissie Founding Director

    Over 10 years of international business consulting and UN civil service in the areas of sustainable development, climate change and conference management

    Visiting lecturer and Ph.D. candidate at University of Bonn, Germany

    M.A. Modern China Studies, Political Science and Economic Geography

    Languages: Amharic, Chinese, English, French and German

  • Moritz Weigel 魏文杰
    Moritz Weigel 魏文杰 Founding Director

    Over 10 years of international business consulting, international development cooperation and UN civil service in the areas of climate change, renewable energy and environmental technologies

    M.A. Modern China Studies, Economics, Political Economy and International Relations

    Languages: Chinese, English, French and German

  • Yang Zhihong 杨志宏
    Yang Zhihong 杨志宏 Legal Advisor
    Chengdu

    Over 15 years of legal and M&A advisory experience in China and abroad

  • Hannah Wanjie Ryder 芮婉洁
    Hannah Wanjie Ryder 芮婉洁 China Representative
    Beijing

    Over 15 years of high-profile, hands-on policy and leadership experience in government and international organizations. Expert in the areas of development cooperation, climate change, international relations and finance.

    Sc. Economics (University of London), B.A. Economics and Development Studies (University of Sussex)

    Languages: Chinese, English, French and Kiswahili.

  • Yoseph Aklilu
    Yoseph Aklilu Ethiopia Representative
    Addis Ababa

    Over 10 years of experience in social and market research and high-level event organization in Ethiopia

    B.SC. Management Information Systems

    Languages: Amharic, English