Yao Shuo was elected as the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of Syngenta Group in June 2021. He holds the position of Deputy General Counsel at Sinochem Holdings. Yao Shuo joined Sinochem Group in 2001 as Assistant Manager of the Legal Department and General Manager of the Legal Department of the Audit and Compliance Department of Sinochem Group. In 2017 he joined CCB Trust Co. Ltd., a leading wealth management company in China, as Executive General Manager of the Legal & Compliance department and was later promoted to Managing Director of the department. In 2019 he rejoined Sinochem Group as Deputy General Counsel prior to his appointment as Deputy General Counsel of Sinochem Holdings in 2021.
Yao Shuo received a dual bachelor’s degree in law and economics from Peking University in 2001, and a Master of Law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2015.