About the speaker

About The Speaker [Dr Ulf Henning Richter]


Dr Ulf Henning Richter
Founder & CEO, CARBON10B X Limited (HK)



Dr. Ulf Henning Richter is a professor, author, and serial entrepreneur, based in Hong Kong SAR, China. He received a Doctorate in Economic Sciences from HEC Lausanne, Switzerland, and an MBA from European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel in Germany. He is the founder and CEO of CARBON10B X focusing on carbon removal solutions, and runs his own trade and investment firm Richterion Limited. He previously served as Chairman / Head of Office of Lukoil Asia Pacific Hong Kong Branch and as Head of Asia of Red Lions Capital, an alternative investment platform focusing on exclusive pre-IPO opportunities. Prior academic appointments include City University of Hong Kong, Tongji University (Shanghai), University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Portland State University, and Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. He was a Visiting Scholar with INSEAD and a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University. He is an award-winning entrepreneur and has 20 years of cross-sectorial work experience throughout Asia, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America.

Dr. Richter has authored or co-authored more than 30 publications in high-level academic journals and practitioner outlets, and is a frequent speaker at conferences throughout Europe, the United States, Asia and Africa. Topics include:

  • Global energy transition, with a particular focus on China’s contribution to the Paris Agreements
  • Mobility trends such as connectivity, artificial intelligence, electrification and sharing economy
  • China’s emergence as global power, specifically China’s One Belt, One Road Strategy and cross border M&As
  • Emerging Africa and infrastructure investment
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