Hongxiang Huang is China House’s founder and CEO.
Since 2011, working with international media and NGOs, Huang has reported on and researched Chinese overseas investment and socio-environmental conflict in over twenty countries throughout Africa and Latin America. In 2014, he started China House in Kenya with the goal of connecting Chinese overseas investment with global sustainable development through research and community engagement. His expertise is sought out by international and Chinese media outlets, as well as by documentary filmmakers. In 2016, his investigation into the global ivory trade was featured in the Oscar-shortlisted film The Ivory Game. In 2018, Huang was nominated by Forbes China as a “30 Under 30” in the social enterprise category. Huang graduated from the School of Journalism at Fudan University and holds an MPA in development practice from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).
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