Yingni Lu

Managing Director
Ecoleap Ventures

Yingni is the Managing Director of EcoLeap, a specialist advisory firm focusing on market entry and growth strategy in cleantech and environmental sectors in China. She has brought deep market knowledge and operational expertise in the Chinese market. After her career in multinational companies including Procter & Gamble, she launched and managed a business providing water treatment solution to onshore oilfields in China. Yingni advised Beijing Science & Technology Commission on technology needs in renewable resources and EDF Energy on corporate strategy. Yingni is also a Senior advisor to Forbury Investment Network, helping Chinese investors understand the Cleantech market opportunity in the UK. Yingni writes for various publications to promote Africa and to improve awareness of South Africa's inclusion into BRICS, including Media Tenor, International Business and Diplomatic Exchange, and The Africa Report. Yingni holds an Environmental Engineering degree from Tsinghua University China and an MBA with distinction from Imperial College London.