President, Chairman of CITIC Pacific Special Steel and Member of the Executive Committee

Mr Qian was appointed president of CITIC Pacific in March 2024. A recognised leader in the Chinese steel industry, Mr Qian began his career in 1988 as a metallurgical engineer in Jiangyin Xincheng Special Steel, a subsidiary of CITIC Pacific Special Steel. He has assumed key management roles over the years with extensive experience in corporate management and mergers and acquisitions. In April 2020, he was appointed chairman of CITIC Pacific Special Steel, steering the expansion of the global leader in the manufacture of specialty steel. In December 2020, he was appointed a director and vice president of CITIC Pacific.

Mr Qian obtained a bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering from Shanghai University and a doctorate in metallurgical engineering from the University of Science and Technology Beijing. He is a member of the 14th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and a senior fellow engineer who has led several national scientific and technological projects.