Friends of Ocean Action China Hub

The China Hub of Friends of Ocean Action seeks to engage motivated ocean action leaders in China from nongovernmental organizations, the business sector and academia.


Benefiting from and contributing to the different impact pillars of Friends of Ocean Action at the global and national levels, the Hub aims to:

• Expand and accelerate the important workstreams for ocean health and facilitate the deeper cooperation inside and outside China

• Leverage the expertise and perspective of ocean actors in China to advance ocean health

• Provide ocean actors in China with a platform for visibility and legitimacy

• Share and provide insights, best practices, and suggestions for further actions in China


• Timely thematic briefings

• Bi-monthly workshops

• Joint op-eds, agenda blogs, and articles

• Co-designed sessions/project proposals/initiatives and campions

Join us:

The first cohort of the Hub members include 21 active ocean experts/practitioners who are seeking solutions in different fields for a healthy ocean in China. We welcome more dedicated actioners especially corporate members to join this Hub. If you would like to get involved, feel free to contact us.


  • An Yan, China Representative, Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
  • Cheng Jun, Marine Project Manager, China, The Nature Conservancy
  • Chen Jiliang, Senior Researcher, Greenovation Hub
  • Cao Ling, Professor, Shanghai Jiaotong University
  • Fang Qing, China Representative, Aquaculture Stewardship Council
  • Fan Min, Marine Conservation Program Manager, Global Environmental Institute
  • Gao Lei, Senior Program Manager, Foreign Environmental Cooperation Center, Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE)
  • Han Han, Founder & President, ChinaBlue Sustainability Institute
  • Li Wei, Fishery Project Manager, Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Liu Yonglong, President, Shanghai Rendu Ocean NPO Development Center
  • Jessie Lu, Deputy Secretary General, Guangzhou Nansha Culture Association
  • Sun Fang, Senior Manager, China Oceans, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Wang Jing, Marine Projects Director, SEE Foundation
  • Yolanda Yun Zhu, Operational Lead, Climate Finance Advisory, Financial Institution Group Asia & the Pacific, International Finance Corporation
  • Yeung Chung Wing, Senior Program Director, Conservation Program Office, Mangrove Foundation (MCF)
  • Zhang Hao, Co-Founder and CEO, Shanghai Blue Future LLC.
  • Zhu Jiangfeng, Professor, Shanghai Ocean University
  • ZHANG Wenting, Species and Marine Program Director, WildAid
  • Zhu Yaping, Deputy Secretary General, China Aquatic Products Processing and Marketing Alliance
  • Zhang Zhaohui, Research Fellow, First Institute of Oceanography, MNR
  • Zhong Yiming, Airbnb China Public Policy Campaign Lead