x

Timeline for competition

Robert Gao (Chenwei) Judge

Robert Gao (Chenwei)

Robert Gao


Company: GM China
Position: Design Director, China Advanced Design Studio
Bio
“The car design industry developed very quickly, particularly, China market. I still feel the struggling of myself become a Chinese car designer 13 year ago, no one even know there is a major called car design in China.” he says. “I went through several variations of the Chinese car design.”

Robert started his career at CGI in UK as a young design intern, after his graduation in Coventry University UK 13 years ago. Before joining GM, Robert was design director at Geely Automotive Research Institute. Design director of China Youngman Group. He has gained his experience in car design with Torino Design, PATAC and Concept group International. He was named one of The Most Creative 60 People in the Chinese Car Industry for 2013.
His team is responsible for designing both GM global advanced China market programs and as well as supporting GM’s China’s joining venture partners.
Education / Experience
Robert Gao graduated with a BA degree in Industrial Design from Central South University in China and an MA degree in Automotive Design from Coventry Universities, UK.
Location: China