Gulnara Abdullina has been involved in renewable energy since 2007. She joined Jinko Solar in Shanghai, China, in 2009 as a first foreign employee to spearhead international sales, and in 2010 she was assigned to establish and lead global business development team. In 2013-15 she has been focusing on emerging markets of Middle East, Africa (MEA) and Latin America. In 2015 she has been appointed as a General Manager for MEA to lead all commercial operations in the region.
Prior to stepping into solar PV industry, Gulnara Abdullina has worked in various commercial functions in hydrogen fuel cell industry in China and in consumer goods sector in the U.S.A. and Russia.
Gulnara has been selected as one of the young new energy leaders by RECHARGE 4040 Initiative, which brings together 40 clean energy pioneers under 40 years old.
Gulnara holds a Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics from the Ural State Technical University, Russia, as well as an MBA degree from China Europe International Business School, Shanghai, China.