Mr. Gao Lei, General Manager of CGCOC Ethiopia, Managing Director of CGCOC East Africa, Assistant President of CGCOC Group and President of the Ethiopia Chinese Chamber of Investment, Vice- President of the Ethiopia Chinese Chamber of Commerce
Gao Lei first came to Ethiopia in 2006 as an Engineer and Project Manager. He was then appointed as the Manager of the Operations Department, Deputy General Manager of CGCOC Ethiopia and then General Manger. In 2014, he was assigned as Managing Director of the whole CGCOC Eastern Africa region and Assistant President of CGCOC Group. Under his leadership, CGCOC Ethiopia has expanded its business from infrastructure construction to real estate, new energy, trade, industrial investment and agriculture development. Based on CGCOC’s economic achievements, social influence and contribution, Mr. Gao was elected as President of the Ethiopia Chinese Chamber of Investment, Vice-President of the Ethiopia-Chinese Chamber of Commerce in 2014.
Mr. Gao holds a Bachelor degree in engineering from Sichuan University, China, and a Master degree in environmental engineering from the University of Melbourne, Australia.