Prior to joining BSR, Chaoshuai worked at IKEA China as a water efficiency project leader and sustainability compliance auditor for seven years. There, he implemented projects on water risk analysis and improvement and conducted corporate responsibility compliance assessments within the supply chain. In this capacity, he carried out hundreds of hours of trainings for factory managers to improve their capabilities on risk control and management. Before that, he was a wastewater treatment specialist and technical manager in a U.S.-owned leather tannery factory.
Chaoshuai holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Environmental Engineering from Kunming University of Science and Technology.