Xiaochen brings more than 15 years of global experience and thought leadership to the New Development Ventures (NDV). He also serves on the Board of Directors of American Crowdfunding Professional Association, as a green finance advisor of the Inter-American Development Bank and the Asia Small and Medium Enterprises Financing Network. He leads the design and implementation of NDV’s global strategy, which drives global innovation through a number of innovative collaborative initiatives such as a Global Tech Impact Innovation Center, a Sharing Economy Lab, and an Insurance Blockchain Lab.
Before NDV , Xiaochen advised government agencies and multinational organizations on innovative finance, climate policy, and sustainable energy in positions at the World Bank, United Nations, and other international partnership platforms. Xiaochen has extensive experience in the incubation and scale-up of result-based solutions and innovative financing mechanisms for the public and private sectors globally. He is a recognized speaker on investment planning, climate finance, green innovation, and crowdfunding. He holds an M.A. in Global Studies from Leipzig University.