As Regional Managing Principal for the Greater China region, Xiaomei closely oversees the growth and development of our Shanghai, Beijing, and Hong Kong offices. Xiaomei has more than 20 years of experience and has directed projects of diverse and complex scale from master planning and tall building architecture to corporate campus and workplace interiors. Her client-centric approach and deep understanding of local context, paired with broad knowledge of international standards of delivery, has been instrumental in the growth of our China practice and in shaping the Shanghai office as a design innovation center. She serves on Gensler’s Board of Directors and Management Committee and has been instrumental in advancing Gensler’s Tall Building practice, including acting as the project director for the 632-meter-high Shanghai Tower, China’s tallest building. Xiaomei previously served as Gensler’s Asia Regional Leader for Project Management and Leader of the Education and Aviation & Transportation practice areas. She is a member of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, the Urban Land Institute, and the Council on International Exchange Affairs of Tall Buildings of the Architectural Society of China.