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Sophia Zou



Sophia Zou is the head of our China Sustainability and Energy Transformation practices.

Sophia has more than a decade of management consulting experience, specializing in ESG and energy sectors covering new energy and sustainability, M&A, change management, as well as operational efficiency improvement. As a practice leader, she has worked extensively with Chinese and multinational companies on a wide range of consulting projects.

She is the author of Bain China's 2021 Sustainability Report and co-author of our 2021 Carbon Peak and Carbon Neutrality Company Competitiveness Index, in collaboration with the China Business Journal Think Tank and Business Management Review. Her insights have been widely quoted by top business and industry media, such as Harvard Business Review China. An ESG and energy expert, Sophia is a frequent speaker at high-end business forums, including the 2021 ESG Investment Development Forum, China Business Annual Meeting on Enterprise Competitiveness, and Global Service Providers Council.

Sophia also focuses on the high-tech industry, especially in the semiconductor sector, where she has deep insights and extensive project experience. She is specialized in organizational change and transformation with rich experience advising clients on performance improvement.

She has led a project of strategic change implementation and organizational restructuring for a leading semiconductor company in China.

Sophia holds a Master's in Industrial Economics from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Antai College of Economics and Management and a Bachelor's in Engineering from Tongji University.

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