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Zhao Zhong

China Program Coordinator

As Pacific Environment’s China Program Coordinator, Zhao Zhong provides hands-on program strategy, campaign planning, fundraising, and communications support, as well as one-on-one mentoring to Pacific Environment’s grassroots environmental partners across China. Zhao Zhong is the founder and former director of Green Camel Bell, the first environmental group in Gansu Province, where he pioneered the use of China’s information disclosure laws to hold polluters accountable. In 2009, Zhao Zhong was named a “Hero of the Environment” by TIME magazine. He is a board member of Green Longjiang and Wuhu Ecology Center, an advisor to Global Greengrants Fund, and a NGO observer at the Global Environment Institute. Zhao Zhong also co-authored “A Legal Handbook for People Impacted by Water Pollution.” Prior to founding Green Camel Bell, Zhao Zhong worked as an Assistant Engineer at the Institute of Modern Physics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He received his bachelor’s degree in Electronic and Information Engineering from Hefei University of Technology. Zhao Zhong is fluent in Chinese and English.

Email Zhao Zhong: zzhongcn@gmail.com