Charles Wang - President and CEO
Charles Wang is the Chief Executive Officer and one of the founders of GreenTech Automotive (GTA). He shares the vision of GTA that truly green technologies are those affordable to average American consumers.
Before joining GTA, Wang was the CEO of a publicly listed company on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with primary businesses in car dealership networks and auto parts manufactures in China. In addition, he is the Chairman and CEO of Capital Wealth Holdings Limited, a company that has been investing in Chinese automotive engineering firms such as Tongzheng Automotive Design Engineering Co. Ltd. since 2007.
As a former practicing attorney in New York and Washington, DC, Wang brings his extensive experience and resources in capital markets financing and international business transactions to GTA. As a capital markets partner and the head of the Asia practice of a prominent New York law firm, Wang conducted billions of dollars of financing transactions. He also served as the Head of China Practice of a prestigious Washington, DC law firm, where he was the lead counsel for some of the most complicated international commercial disputes.
In addition to his management responsibilities, Wang also takes an interest in teaching and scholarship. He publishes in the fields of corporate finance, international trade law, WTO compliance, and structured finance. He is a senior fellow at the International Law Institute in Washington, DC, and the Secretariat General of China Financial Policy Research Center of Peking University. He also taught graduate-level courses at both Peking University School of Law and Tsinghua University School of Law, the two most prestigious law schools in China. Wang is a recipient of the 2005 Burton Award of Legal Achievements in connection with the United States Library of Congress.
Wang received his Juris Doctor degree with honors and Master of Laws degree in International and Comparative Law from Duke University School of Law, his Master of Arts degree in Development Studies from Ohio University, and his Bachelor of Law degree from Xiangtan University College of Law.