Ma Yongsheng is a scientist by background and now leads one of the world’s most powerful oil and gas companies. He was the Chief Geologist of Sinopec’s southern division until 2006 when he moved into management.
He became the Chief Geologist for Sinopec and had a rapid rise within the organisation and within the party.
In 2018 he became President of Sinopec and in November 2021 became the Chairman. He is also a member of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.
“We should seek balance between fossil fuel development and renewables in the energy transition,” Ma was quoted as saying