Staff

Guangchun Lei

Country Director and Board Member

Dr. Lei received his Ph.D in Population Biology from the University of Helsinki, Finland. He is a specialist in wetland science, ecosystem services, nature reserve management and metapopulation ecology. He has served as Asia-Pacific Senior Advisor for the Ramsar Convention Secretariat, Director of Freshwater & Marine Programs at the WWF China Program Office and Professor of Ecology and Environmental Biology at Peking University. His awards include the China National TV documentary Award (Golden Prize), the WWF International “Global Conservation Innovation Award” and the China National Forestry Science and Technology Prize. In addition to his work with FutureGenerations, Dr. Lei is the dean of the School of Nature Conservation Management at Beijing Forestry University, the only program of its kind in China.


 

Cili Norbu

Executive Director

Mr. Norbu is Kham Tibetan and holds a Master's Degree in Development Management from the Asian Institute of Management.  He also spent two years in Switzerland studying Eco-tourism management.  He is on the board of directors for China Charity Fund International USA as well as the Pendeba Society in Tibet. Mr. Norbu has worked for international NGOs for 11 years and has served as the Head of Resource Mobilization & Communication for ActionAid China, Senior Coordinator of International Partnership for SEE China, Baihe Project Manager for World Vision China and Office Manager of the Meili field office for The Nature Conservancy.


 

Xianying Fan

Administration & Finance Manager

Ms. Fan has a Master's Degree in Business Management from the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE).  She has worked for Future Generations China since its founding and was responsible for coordinating the route for the Green Long March, helping to train future environmental leaders and raising public awareness about environmental issues.


 

Huiling Yu

Communications Officer

Ms. Yu Huiling received her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Nanjing University of Finance&Economics.Her thesis "Developmental Strategies of Grassroots NGOs in China" was selected as one of the excellent theses. She has worked in an energy enterprise,organized the ECSEL Project and "Weaving Dreams, Rebuilding Sichuan" project, and started the Forum of Social Entrepreneurship. At the same time she is a voluntary mentor of the Bridge of Future-Helpful Seniors and Double Mentors Act. Her interest in environmental protection started in 1999, when observation of changes in environment in her hometown and systematic learning of social work drove her focus on nature conservation and social charity.


 

Yueming Shen

Project Coordinator

Mr. Shen received his Master’s degree in International Development from the University of Edinburgh.  He has worked in the area of agricultural and rural development with related government agencies and international organizations and has become very interested in improving rural livelihood through community-based participatory development activities. Mr. Shen joined Future Generational China in September 2012, focusing mainly on developing and coordinating projects that aim to promote natural conservation and sustainability in China’s rural communities.


 

 

 

Jianing Wang

Communication Assistant

Mr. Wang Jianing graduated from the School of Fine Arts, Dalian Jiaotong University in 2012 with an Animation major. He once interned at the Book Review Section of the Economic Observer and later worked at the Beijing Spirit Freedom Culture Communication Company Limited as a physical and spiritual books editor. Mr Wang has a deep love for public welfare, who once participated in the cooperation project initiated by China Institute for Educational Finance Research, Hong Kong Youth Development Foundation and Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy. He expects to participate in more public welfare undertakings in the future and contribute to his NGO career by joining the public as the collective strength. Mr. Wang Jianing joined Future Generations China in November, 2012 and now takes responsibility of the organizations’ propagandizing.


 

Qing Zeng

Office Assistant

Ms. Zeng is a PhD candidate in wetland ecology and management at Beijing Forestry University. Her study is focus on wintering ecology of Chinese Merganser, with the site located in Taoyuan, Hunan Province. She also participated in the first China Forum for Nature.


 

Yongshun Wen

Coordinator of Taoyuan MEC Project

Mr. Wen graduated as a major in Protection of Forest from Guangxi University of Forestry in 1998. In 2006 he graduated from Xiangtan University in Hunan province as a Law major. He has been dedicated to preservation of forest resources at the county level. He once participated in the research program “The Behavior of Fruhstorferiola tonkinensis and Comprehensive Control of Guling Mountain in Yuanjiang”, which was awarded the third prize in Improvement of Technology Prizes of Hunan Province. He joined APP in Hunan as a technician in 2005. He has gained much experience in working in rural areas at grass-root level. He entered the area of NGO in June 2011 and works as Coordinator of Taoyuan Model Eco-Community project.


 

Mengling Guo

Project Assistant of Taoyuan MEC

Ms Guo graduated with a business management major from Philippines Burapha University in 2006. She worked and studied in the government of Taoyuan County in 2011. Ms Guo has been focusing on the development of village communities and ecological protection and gained new knowledge about grassroots work and new village construction. She is good at independent thinking and responding. Besides, she is an ambitious worker. She went into the public good since she recoganized the strong sense of mission and appeal in July, 2011. She realized that she could do something in her power for the public good. Now she is proud as a project assistant of Taoyuan MEC.


 

Hongying Li

Administrator, Honghe Community Center

Ms. Li started her career in early childhood education in September 1983 at Honghe village. Since she was elected the director of women and commissioner of family planning in July 2005, she has accumulated a wealth of grass-root work experience in rural areas. Elected as a community volunteer for Future Generations in an open selection in November 2011, she participated in the sixth training for community volunteers as part of the Youth Development Program of Leaders' Quest Foundation. She has her own thoughts on the ideas in the area as well as passion for community development.


 

 

 

  The Future Generations China Family

In addition, we would like to recognize all of our other contributors who work tirelessly for the goal of sustainable futures for communities around the world!