Helen Hai

Goodwill Ambassador, UNIDO Regional Office China

BA in Actuarial Science and MSc in Actuarial Management, CASS Business School, London; EMBA, INSEAD and Tsinghua University. Trained as an actuary, United Kingdom. Nearly 20 years of international experience in FTSE100 companies. Currently, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Goodwill Ambassador for industrialization in Africa. She is leading the Blockchain charity foundation which is a not-for-profit foundation dedicated to using blockchain for transparent philanthropy and achievement of SDG. It was initiated by Binance, the largest crytocurrency exchange by trading volume in the world. Concurrently, Founder of Made in Africa Initiative, which advises African governments on industrialization and investment promotion. Co-Founder, C&H Garments, which is a pioneer pan-Africa export-oriented garment manufacturer. Committee Member, Global Commission on Business and Sustainable Development. Young Global Leader and Co-Chair, Global Future Council on the Future of Consumption, World Economic Forum. Recipient of awards and honours, including African Business Icon Award (2015); Officer of the National Order of Lion of Senegal (2016).

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