Jianping Gu

Shanghai Tower Construction & Development, General Manager | Shanghai, China


Mr. Jianping Gu is the President and Board Director of both Shanghai Tower Construction and Development Co., Ltd. and the Chairman of Shanghai Tower Hotel Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Prior to holding these positions, Jianping Gu was the general manager and board member of the Shanghai Tower Construction and Development Co., Ltd., and an engineer. His previous work experiences include positions as the secretary of the deputy mayor of the Shanghai Government, the general manager of the China City Real Estate Investment Group and China City Property Investments, and as the trustee of the Shanghai World Expo Land Holding Co., Ltd.


China Office Board, Board Member (2015 – Present)

CTBUH Fellow (2018)

China Awards Technical Jury (2016)

Annual Conference, Keynote Speaker (Shanghai 2012; Shanghai 2014)

Annual Conference, Presenter (China 2016)

China Awards Symposium, Speaker (2016)


03 November 2016

Alexander Durst, Chief Development Officer, The Durst Organization; Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Partner, Bjarke Ingels Group; Jianping Gu, General Manager, Shanghai Tower C&D; Grant Uhlir, Managing Director,...


17 October 2016

CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers

The CTBUH 2016 International Conference is being held in the three cities of the Pearl River Delta, the world’s largest “megacity,” projected to have 120...


26 October 2015

Jianping Gu, Shanghai Tower Construction & Development Co., Ltd.

The Shanghai Tower establishes a new paradigm for tall buildings and vertical urbanism. Innovation and new technology play a strong role in the superlative aesthetic,...