NON – executive director
Dr. Yang Tao is responsible for providing strategic advice to the business development of our Group.
Dr. Yang completed his postgraduate studies in road engineering in the Nanjing Institute of Technology in February 1988. In December 1995, he obtained his Doctorate’s degree in highways, city roads and airport engineering from the Southeast University in the PRC. He was awarded the title of professor in transportation engineering by the Southeast University in June 1996. Dr. Yang was a deputy of the tenth National People’s Congress of the PRC between 2003 and 2008. He is currently a deputy of the sixteenth Nanjing Municipal People’s Congress and a member of its standing committee. Dr. Yang is currently a registered town planner and a registered engineer of civil engineering (road engineering) in the PRC.
Dr. Yang has over 30 years of experience in the engineering field in the PRC. Dr. Yang has been engaged in the strategic research and planning of urban and regional transportation system, public transport and railway system, including the white paper on Nanjing transportation development, planning of Nanjing urban rail transit network and the white paper of Foshan transportation development. Since October 1996, he has been the chairman of the board of Nanjing Institute of City & Transport Planning Company Limited (formerly known as Nanjing City Transport Planning Institute), where he was responsible for the overall business management, strategic development and technological innovation of the company.