Chairman, China Photovoltaic Industry Association (CPIA)
Jifan Gao is Chairman of the China Photovoltaic Industry Association. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Trina Solar, which he founded in December 1997. Mr. Gao serves as Vice President of the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products (CCCME) and is a founding member of the Private Sector Advisory Board for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Mr. Gao received his Master of Physical Chemistry from Jilin University in 1988 and his Bachelor of Chemistry from Nanjing University in 1985.