Experience

Strategy Intern

DiDi Chuxing (World’s largest ride-sharing company | Beijing, China)
2017
  • Investigated PR crises of 8 business units by analyzing 14,000+ feedbacks, identified 5 major ethical risks of car-hailing business, and advised board by providing first CSR report
  • Conducted market studies and expert interviews to evaluate entry opportunities in public transport in 5 years
  • Formulated first strategic planning of smart transport and assisted redesigning strategies for 8 business units

Architectural Assistant (Post Graduate)

Aedas Ltd (World’s third largest architecture design firm | Hong Kong)
2015 – 2017
  • Created tactical plan to direct a $75M mixed-use project in China. Redesigned workflow to shorten time for government approval from six to four months and coordinated with four external consulting teams
  • Led a team of three to manage two urban renewal projects and negotiated between three municipal departments, facilitating government approval by six months
  • Convinced local government to revise urban planning strategy saving client $50M
  • Developed space analysis software helping 200+ colleagues to improve data collection efficiency by 70%

Combat Engineer

63712 Unit of People’s Liberation Army (The armed forces of the P.R.C | Shanxi, China)
2007 – 2009
  • Planned and supervised infrastructure construction for 63712 troop of Chinese Army
  • Appointed platoon leader for outstanding performance in leading 20 soldiers for two emergency fire-fighting missions. Similar positions are usually occupied by commissioned officers
  • Led a team of 20 to do a survey of terrain and trained 100+ soldiers to use advanced devices, enabling military unit to survey and saving $100K+ each year
  • Mentored 10 soldiers for career development and awarded a merit citation for leadership (7/1000)
  • Initiated and arranged week-long Group Immersion course for 60 conscript officers at regiment

Education

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Yale University (New Haven, United States)
2017 – 2019
  • Second Place at 2017 Amazon SOM Case Competition
  • Ranked top 1% world-wide in GMAT test with 770 score
  • Recipient of Shi Mei Lun (Laura Cha) Scholarship

Master of Architecture (with distinction)

The University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
2013 – 2015
  • Selected to exhibit works at 2015 Hong Kong/Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale (only HKU student to do so)
  • Recipient of Szeto Wai Architecture Scholarship (top 1%) and Jardine Henry Lo Scholarship (top 1%)
  • Graduation with Distinction (top 5%)

Bachelor of Architecture

Tongji University (Shanghai, China)
2006 – 2007 & 2009 – 2013
  • Awarded National Encouragement Scholarship (top 1%) and Baosteel Scholarship (top 3%) for academic excellence
  • Winner of 2013 Vertical Cities Asia competition (competed with 20 teams from 10 top universities)
  • President of Association of Veterans (2012), organized two university-wide military trainings
    Graduated with the Honor of Shanghai (top 3%)

Additional Information

  • Founded PLAN 7 – a non-profit foundation to help illiterate soldiers learn to read. 4,000+ books have been donated, and 3,000+ soldiers have benefited since 2009
  • Won first prize in a 3kilometer running race in the Army (competed with 300+ soldiers from 15+ units)
  • Developed Spacehunter (a mobile App) to help people share underused urban spaces; Fluent in PHP, C#
  • Organized three public campaigns and collected 400+ signatures to protect a slum from demolition

Skills

Adobe Suites
Rhinoceros
Sketchup
Web programming (php)
Front-end design(jQuery/javascript/css)

Language

Mandarin
Cantonese
English