Haitao Zhang is an Asia Business Development Operating Partner at Formation 8, focusing on China.
Haitao Zhang was associate vice president of Golden Concord Holding Ltd.(GCL), a Chinese holding company in the renewable energy industry, including a subsidiary (GCL-POLY) listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE:3800). GCL-POLY is the largest Poly silicon and wafer manufacturer in the world. Haitao led the overall business development system within GCL, including nine strategic business units, two rep offices and the Strategy and Investment departments of both the GCL and GCL-POLY. Haitao joined GCL in its very early stage and was with the Group for nine years, during which time he successfully helped it to invest in more than 30 energy projects in China, such as cogeneration, base-load, biomass, hydro, waste, wind, solar, poly-silicon and wafer.
Haitao holds a B.S. in Accounting from Lanzhou University of Technology, a Master’s in Engineering from Dalian Maritime University. He received a Master’s in Management Science (Sloan Fellow) from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.