The DCW is supported by its subject matter experts who provide insights of their respective area of expertise on a honorary basis. The appointment of further subject matter experts is planned for different areas of expertise in the field of German-Chinese economic relations.
Subject Matter Expert on Green Technolgies
Bruno Rudnik is Founder and Managing Director of SusTech Consult, a management consultancy that focuses on the identification of market and financing opportunities for innovative clean technologies in China and other Emerging Markets in Asia. He has been advising German companies within their China business as well as Chinese corporates on their outbound investments for more than ten years.
For DCW members as well as opinion leaders in Germany and China, Bruno Rudnik is the contact person for environmental technologies such as chemicals/materials, waste and recycling, water, renewables and enerfy efficiency. Furthermore, on behalf of DCW, he comments on current topics regarding challenges and opportunities for German-Chinese co-operation in the field of environmental technologies.
Dr. Yiliang Dong
Subject Matter Expert on Robotics, Automation & Regulation
Dr. Yiliang Dong is a seasoned lawyer, strategist and corporate executive with profound and extensive experience in multinational legal and compliance management, global corporate strategy and implementation, as well as cross-border transactions and project execution. Thanks to his decades of experience and expertise in the industry of “Robotics and Automation”, he advises corporate executives in legal and regulatory matters, accompanies technical and process implementation, shapes corporate strategy and resource network, and facilitates commercial and technical ecosystem as well as horizontal/vertical partnership worldwide. Yiliang is Global General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy/M&A at Geekplus, a worldwide leading company for robotics and AI-solution, with HQ in Beijing and many locations worldwide. Before joining Geekplus, he was a long-term regional general counsel for APAC at German listed company KION Group AG and Deputy General Manager of KION Baoli Forklift Co., Ltd. in China.
For the members of DCW and opinion leaders in Germany and China, Yiliang is the contact person in respect of robotics, automation & regulation, in particular concerning industrial and product strategy, standardization and regulatory framework, product safety and liability, as well as partnership, resource network and voice of industry in public and legislation.