About GWO

Committees

China Committee

The GWO China Committee was established in February 2017 and is responsible for introducing GWO standards to China.

The committee meets twice annually and is attended by current members, in particular major manufacturers and operators from the region such as GoldWind, Envision Energy, Shanghai Electric, GE and Vestas. In addition, other Chinese stakeholders such as China General Certification engage with the committee on a regular basis.

This regional committee works alongside the main GWO committees and has the following roles and responsibilities:

  • Review standards to ensure local compliance, and propose any changes through the Training and Steering Committees
  • Assist the Audit and Compliance Committee
  • Identify regional stakeholders and communication plan
Elected committee roles:
  • GWO China Committee Chair:

Links the China Committee with the GWO Executive Committee and Secretariat. The role of the chair is to convene meetings and facilitate consensus building.

  • GWO Training Committee, China lead representative:

Evaluates GWO standards against Chinese regulations and proposes necessary adaptations if any are required. Feeds into the work of the GWO Training Committee, and takes lead in new training standards development arising from special Chinese needs.

  • GWO Audit and Compliance, China lead representative:

Participates and/or provides input to monthly teleconference of GWOs Audit and Compliance Committee to ensure a Chinese perspective. Assists in investigating non-conformity reports within the region, and performs on-site audits if non-conformity reports cannot be resolved by other means

Qin Haiyan

Chair, GWO China Committee
General Secretary, China Wind Energy Association and Director of China General Certification
Qin Haiyan was elected Chair of the GWO China Committee in 2017. He is General Secretary of Chinese Wind Energy Association, vice-chairman of IECRE, Vice Chairman of WWEA, and Director of China General Certification Center.

Guo Chengyin

Elected Training Committee lead representative
Safety Management Department Supervisor Goldwind Science & Technology Co., LTD.

Wenji Liu

Secretariat for the China Committee
International Cooperation Department, China Wind Energy Association