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Global Footprint

We value people with the right mindset and attitude.
We are constantly bringing talent from around the world to our offices in Milan, Hong Kong, and Ganzhou.

Engineering Activities

Milan, Italy

Manufacturing

Ganzhou, China

Commercial Activities

Hong Kong, China

Leadership

Shen Wei (Wellen)

CEO

Shen Wei is responsible for the overall leadership and financing at Thunder Power.

Wei has over 30 years of experience in high-tech operation and management, PE/VC investing, fund management, and accountancy. In addition, Wei also serves as the Chairman of Cheng Fong International, the CEO of China Pacific Fund Management, and the Director of Ming Wei Co. He previously served as the Chairman at Power Quotient International after leading an investment totaling NT$350mm in 2005.

Wei holds a MA in Accountancy (Southern Methodist University), MS in Biochemistry (University of Nebraska), and a BS in Biochemistry (University of Southern California). He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Peter Tutzer

Chief Technical Advisor

Peter oversees the overall technical operations of the company. Previously, he held several executive positions in the automotive industry, including Technical Director for Group Lotus, Volpe, Laraki Automobiles, Gruppo Valsella, and BMS-Scuderia Italia.

Peter holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Padova University.

William Yeh

Chief Operating Officer

William oversees the day to day operations of Thunder Power. Previously, William was the Deputy COO at CN Innovations, managing manufacturing facilities with more than 15,000 employees. He has more than 25 years of experience in managing factory operations and setting up new production facilities across different industries including metal, plastic, moulding, and surface treatment.

William holds a Master in Management from National Chiao Tung University and a BSc in Applied Physics from Tamkang University.

Eddie Lee

Head of Accounting and Finance

Eddie oversees the accounting department and manages the financial planning and risk management operations of Thunder Power. Eddie has 10 years of experience in international business management, finance, and risk management in the U.S., China, Hong Kong, and Europe. Previously, he was the Managing Director at Max Group Holdings and Max Branding.

Eddie holds a MBA from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a BSc in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from University of California at Berkeley. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Financial Risk Manager (FRM).

Dr. FengChi Hsieh

Head of R&D, China

FengChi is responsible for the development of new products and technologies for the Chinese market. Previously, he was a Director at Trouve Technology Limited, managing the development of the power train system.

FengChi holds a PhD in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering and a MSc in Automotive Engineering from National Taipei University of Technology, and a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Kun Shan University.

Steve Ooi

Head of Project Management, Vehicle Validation and Homologation

Steve is responsible for vehicle validation and homologation at Thunder Power. Steve has more than 12 years of experience in the automotive industry. Previously, Steve brings extensive experience in program management and test and validation from Visteon and IDIADA Automotive Technology.

Steve holds a BSc in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from the Multimedia University Malaysia.

Meet the R&D Team

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Mihai Panaitescu

Chief Designer

Mihai is the Chief Designer overseeing the overall vehicle design direction of Thunder Power after the initial Sedan design by Zagato. Previously, he held lead designer positions at Ares Performance (Italy), Lotus Cars, and Toyota.

Mihai Panaitescu

Chief Designer

Mihai oversees the overall vehicle design direction of Thunder Power after the initial Sedan design by Zagato. Previously, he held lead designer positions at Lotus Cars and Toyota.

Mihai holds a BA in Car Design from IED, Torino.

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Sergio Megliola

Chief Engineer - Vehicle Integration

Sergio is the Chief Engineer of Vehicle Integration at Thunder Power. He has held industry roles including Quality Deputy Manager at Altran Italia Expert Performance and Manager of Safety Restraint Systems at Ferrari S.p.A.

Sergio Megliola

Chief Engineer - Vehicle Integration

Sergio manages the critical role of vehicle integration at Thunder Power. He has held numerous senior industry roles including at Altran Italia and Ferrari.

Sergio holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Politecnico, Torino.

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Alessandro Galleotti

Chief Engineer - Program Management & Support

Alessandro oversees the overall vehicle development operations at Thunder Power. Previously, he was the Head of the Department of Vehicle Integration and Development Safety Engineering at CSI S.p.A Bollate. Alessando has over 12 years of experience in vehicle development for Ferrari Auto S.p.A., SAAB Automobiles, and Ooros/Chery Auto Ltd.

Alessandro Galleotti

Chief Engineer - Program Management & Support

Alessandro oversees the overall vehicle development operations. Previously, he was the Head of Vehicle Integration & Safety Engineering at CSI Bollate and spent over 12 years in vehicle development at Ferrari, SAAB, and Qoros.

Alessandro holds a BEng in Manufacturing Process Management from Modena e Reggio Emilia University, Modena.

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Markus Leder

Chief Engineer – Interior & Exterior

Markus is the Chief Engineer of Interior & Exterior at Thunder Power. Previously, he was the Head of Interior & Exterior Development at Bertrandt Technikum GmbH and the Head of R&D at Straehle + Hess GmnbH. Markus has led cockpit module development projects for the BMW X5; Mercedes GLK, S-Class, V-class; Skoda Citigo; and Volkswagen Up.

Markus Leder

Chief Engineer – Interior & Exterior

Markus is responsible for the development of the Interior & Exterior of the vehicle. Previously, he brings extensive experience in this field from prominent companies including Bertrandt Technikum and STRÄHLE+HESS. Markus has also led cockpit module development projects for the BMW X5; Mercedes GLK, S-Class; and Volkswagen Up.

Markus holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University Stuttgart.

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Francesco Mastrandrea

Chief Engineer – Powertrain

Francesco is responsible for powertrain development at Thunder Power. Previously, he served as the Head of Product Development and the Technical Chief for the Automotive Business Unit at Alfazero S.p.A Colle di Val D’Elsa. Francesco also has led PV plant, solar heating, and CO2 reduction projects.

Francesco Mastrandrea

Chief Engineer – Powertrain

Francesco is responsible for developing the heart of a vehicle – the powertrain. Previously, he served in senior engineering roles including at Ferrari, Alfazero and the World Superbike Championship for Ducati and Kawasaki. Francesco also has led PV plant, solar heating, and CO2 reduction projects.

Francesco holds both a PhD in Industrial Engineering and MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Perugia.

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Domenico Patierno

Platform Manager

Domenico is the Platform Manager managing overall vehicle development. Prior to joining Thunder Power, he was the Platform Manager at Bredamenarinibus, a subsidiary of Leonardo/Finmeccanica Group. Domenico has many years of experience as a R&D project lead at both Trenitalia and Cisalpino.

Domenico Patierno

Platform Manager

Domenico manages the overall vehicle development. He has extensive management experience from engineering projects from the Finmeccanica Group and many years as a R&D project lead at both Trenitalia and Cisalpino.

Domenico holds an Aeronautical Engineering Degree from La Sapienza University in Rome.

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Marco Sollecito

Senior Engineer

Marco is a Senior Engineer at Thunder Power. Previously, he was the Principal Engineer for the Exterior Trim Division at Ferrari. As a Senior Development Engineer, he led the building of BIW chassis and welding feasibility.

Marco Sollecito

Senior Engineer

Marco is responsible for the design and development of Body in White processes at Thunder Power. Previously, he was the Principal Engineer for the Exterior Trim Division at Ferrari. As a Senior Development Engineer, he led the building of BIW chassis and welding feasibility.

Marco holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from LIceo Scientifico “Calasanzio”.

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General Enquiries

ITALY (R&D)

Thunder Power Italy
S.R.L. Via Del Gregge, 100
21015 Lonate Pozzolo (VA) Italy

HONG KONG (HEADQUARTERS)

Thunder Power Hong Kong
Room 904, 1 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong

CHINA (SALES & MARKETING)

Thunder Power Hangzhou
Room 701 Fanhai International Center, No. 2 Xiang Zhang Lu Hangzhou China

CHINA (R&D / MANUFACTURING)

Thunder Power Electric Vehicle
Floor 5, Complex Building Xiangjiang Boulevard, Ganzhou China

Zhejiang Thunder Power Electric Vehicle
1F, Building D, Innovation Park West
No. 398 Ma Huan Road, Shaoxing China

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