Chenchao, born in China, has been in Germany since 2002. He is the Founder of Silreal, a consulting firm enabling companies to enter, expand and find strategic partners in China and Europe. Capitalizing his extensive insights about China and its interrelations with Europe, Chenchao combines his expertise in healthcare and his intercultural competencies to enable institutions to succeed with the Belt and Road Initiative. As a Global Shaper of World Economic Forum, Chenchao is regularly invited as speaker and guest at international conferences such as German Federal Foreign Office, G20 Global Solutions Summit, OECD Forum, The Federation of German Industries and Max-Planck Society. He studied chemistry at the Technical University Munich and was interviewed by the New York Times.