Xiaogang (Sean) Wang is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s China office. He advises clients including SOEs and state-owned banks on their outbound transactions globally, in both greenfield projects and M&A transactions. Sean’s clients include State Grid of China, Sinopec, PetroChina, Shanghai Electric, Harbin Electric, China Huadian, ADB, IFC, China Development Bank, China Exim Bank and ICBC. He spent 10 years in New York as an associate and then a partner before returning to China in 2010. He is qualified under both China and New York laws, and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English.