Our People

Steering Committee Members

Jill Tucker

Zhang Ye 

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Team members

Asia Wang, Managing Director

Mr. Wang is a strategic and analytical corporate compliance expert with 20 years of experience. Asia is a proved team leader with professional experience in labor, environmental health and safety (EHS) and supply chain management. Asia is an expert in the establishment of labor, EHS systems and committees, hazard assessment and industrial engineering. Asia joined NEWAsia Solutions in March 2014 as the founding director of our business.

Prior to NEWAsia Solutions, Asia was employed at IBM as an EHS engineer and was responsible for the company's auditing and creation of EHS manuals, procedures and instructions. Asia also worked at Sears, Adidas, Reebok, Nike, BSR, ISC and other well-known brands in the labor and EHS field.

Asia holds a B.A. in Mining Engineering from China University of Mining & Technology.


Scott P Gill, VP - U.S. Operations

Dr. Scott P Gill is a globally recognized expert in Environment, Safety, and Health (ESH), Risk Control Engineering, and Organizational Development with 36 years of manufacturing operations leadership experience across a multi industry sector from shipbuilding to shoemaking. He has worked with Fortune 200 companies around the world providing: Executive coaching, strategy development, organizational design, team building, auditing, training, engineering support, and program implementation.

Scott was the consultant for U.S. Dept. of Labor-OSHA in the development of harmonized vertical standards for Process Safety Management and Asbestos Mitigation, and served as the Leader of the National Shipbuilders Council Standards Committee for 10 years.  While at Nike, he helped write Code Leadership Standards for ESH and Labor and was the primary author of the Nike Global ESH Handbook. Scott has conducted over 10,000 manufacturing site audits globally.

He holds a PhD in Psychology from Harvard University, and MS degrees in Psychology and Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.

Amanda Xu, Operations Director

Ms. Xu has engaged in supply chain management, business integration, and government relations for more than 18 years. Amanda focuses on policy recommendations to central and local PRC governments on the promotion of CSR; capacity building for companies implementing CSR; and partnership facilitation between Chinese and European organizations. She is credited with developing and implementing programs and protocols for domestic and international suppliers that achieved long-term compliance and capacity building.

 

Prior to co-founding NEWAsia®, Amanda was a Senior Project Manager at GIZ, where she was primarily responsible for Sino-German CSR project management, and the implementation of the EU-China Environmental Governance Program. She has previously worked for Chinese state-owned and multinational companies in CSR management.

 

Amanda holds an IMBA jointly from the Sun Yat-sen University Business School and the University of Cologne.

Peter Pan, Project Director

Dr. Pan Tao has more than 10 years of practical, applied experience in urban sustainability planning and implementation, and has worked on successful environmental planning and management, energy efficiency, and greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction initiatives in cities across China, filling the gap between policy and practice. He served as the China Urban Program Director in the Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) for the US-China Partnership for Climate Action (PCA), a public-private partnership supported by numerous Chinese and U.S. government agencies, and by top multinational corporations.

Dr. Pan Tao is skilled in effectively leading energy efficiency programs with municipalities, government agencies, international organizations, and the private sector; assessing the challenges cities face in reducing GHG emissions while maintaining strong economic development; designing and coordinating leadership and technical training programs and events; and efficiently managing all aspects of planning, monitoring, communications, and operations for complex programs.

Edward Xiao, Project Manager

Mr. Edward Xiao, a strategic and practical project management expert in business fields with more than 15 years of experience. Edward has worked in the government department, NGO, and the supply chain. He has a wealth of experience in business operation, environmental protection, corporation social responsibility projects and risk control. In past years, he has participated in energy efficiency projects for domestic and foreign brands with dozens of factories to assist them on how to improve their compliance, competition advantages and brand images through management, technology, and methods. 

Amen Wang, Associate

Mr. Amen Wang has five years’ practical experience in social compliance. Prior to joining NEWAsia Solutions, Amen was an volunteer and intern for North Jiangsu Project as the leader.

Amen graduated from Nanjing University and his majority is Human Resources Management. 

Michelle Yin, Senior Quality Specialist

Ms. Michelle Yin has been working as a senior compliance auditor for over eight years in a famous American retailer. She has the profound knowledge of the relevant PRC laws, regulations and Code of Conduct for international corporations. Michelle has conducted audits of social compliance, EHS, C-TPAT. The audits were conducted in industries of apparel, tools, accessories, furniture, etc.

Michelle holds a B.A. in English Education from Nanjing Normal University, in Jiangsu Province, China.

Winnie Wu, Senior Compliance Specialist

Ms Wu has more than 15 years of experience in supply chain environmental health and safety (EHS) management. In the past five years in a leading American brand, she has successfully designed and implemented a wide range of supply-chain sustainability initiatives including environmental audit, chemical and restricted substance management, eco-footprint and energy/water saving. Winnie has rich experience in EHS management in large-scale manufacturing enterprises. She has also worked as processing and testing engineer in the sewage treatment plant of Zhejiang Hengdian Group.

Winnie holds a bachelor's degree in Applied Chemical Analysis from Changchun Institute of Technology, China, and also holds an ISO 14001 internal auditor's certificate.

Catherina Vu, Compliance Specialist

Ms. Catherina Vu has more than 8 years’ working experience in social & environmental compliance, C-TPAT assessment in Vietnam. Catherina also has practical experience in compliance about WRAP, Better Work, Sedex, SMETA audits, as well as knowledge of the client standards such as: adidas, Nike, Under Armour, PVH, etc.

Catherina holds a B.A. degree from Hai Phong Private University, in Vietnam.

Jeary Jiang, Compliance Specialist

Ms. Jiang has more than 8 years’ practical experience in social compliance (labor, health and safety, environment) and C-TPAT auditing for famous international corporations. She has an excellent working knowledge of relevant PRC laws and regulations, and standard U.S. and European CSR principles.

Jeary holds a B.A. in Materials Chemistry of Hunan University of Science and Technology, in Hunan Province, China.

Guo Wendeng, Industrial Expert

Mr. Guo Wendeng, Professorate Senior Engineer. With more than 40 years of experience working in the dyeing and finishing industry, Mr. Guo has been in charge of several key technology innovations and the development of many new products, crafts and technologies. As a state council expert for Special Allowance, Mr. Guo worked as an expert for the China Dyeing and Printing Association, Environment Protection and Resources Conservation Committee of China National Textile and Apparel Council, and Zhejiang Dyeing and Printing Association, etc. As part of an expert team, Mr. Guo also participated in the implementation of 
SWITCH- Asia Programme, a European Union programme the printing and dyeing sector in China.

Bob Clifford, EHS consultant 

Bob is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and attorney with more than 25 years of professional industrial hygiene experience in consulting, academic and manufacturing environments. For the past 15 years, this has included work for the corporate responsibility groups of several corporations in the footwear and apparel industries involving worker exposure assessments and air quality testing, chemical management issues, product safety and regulatory compliance. Bob is a solo practitioner serving local and international clients.

Rachel Zhang, Finance Manager

Ms. Zhang has more than 20 years’ experience in Financial and Administrative management.

Our team is growing!