Tao Li is a core member of the firm's Industrial and Energy and Natural Resources Sectors, where he focuses primarily on energy and chemicals. He also advises clients in other areas, including investments and associated portfolio company recruitment. Based in Shanghai, Tao works with both multinational and Chinese companies to meet their talent development needs.
Tao joined Russell Reynolds Associates from TE Connectivity, a connectivity and sensor component manufacturer, where he most recently served as General Manager for its energy division in China. His customer base included national energy and utility companies, as well as various
Tao holds a BS in electrical engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, an MS in electrical engineering from the Harbin Institute of Technology, an MS in electrical engineering from the University of Houston and an MBA from Booth Business School at the University of Chicago.