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In addition to its work in China, Greenland Group delivers major projects in 13 cities across nine countries and four continents. We combine this experience with local expertise to deliver celebrated residential and mixed-use developments in the UK.

Our team

The diversity of our team guarantees inspirational developments, and effective decision-making on market trends, locations and project delivery.

Taotao Song, Greenland UK

Taotao Song

Chief Executive Officer

Taotao Song, Chief Executive Officer of Greenland (UK) Investment Ltd., has more than 20 years of experience in the property development industry. He had held the roles of Deputy General Manager in Greenland Sunan Subsidiary, and Executive Vice President in Greenland USA. He has overseen the successful development of many large mixed-use projects in China, the USA and the UK, of which the total construction areas are more than 10 million square meters, including residential apartments, 5 star hotels, integrated shopping centres and high rise offices. He is experienced in global operations and management, and his remit is to lead the growth and development of Greenland UK.

Bin Zhao, , Greenland UK

Bin Zhao

Senior Director, Contract department

Bin Zhao is Senior Director of Greenland UK’s Contract department and Spire London project. His expertise is in cost and procurement management in property development, and construction management in residential, retail, office and commercial sectors. He compiles and negotiates the company’s important contracts, and manages the valuation and payments in the projects’ construction chain. His entire career has been related to construction, as civil engineer, project manager, quantity surveyor or cost manager. He previously worked in Jingrui Group and Greenland’s Northeast China division, before moving to the UK in 2014 to take his current role.

Barry Shaw, Greenland UK

Barry Shaw

Head of Legal

Barry Shaw is Greenland UK’s Head of Legal and an experienced property lawyer. After graduating in law from Cambridge and qualifying as a solicitor, he was a Partner and Head of Property for many years at Wallace LLP, a commercial West End law firm. He has been involved in many significant property transactions, specialising in development, investments, construction and planning considerations, and property aspects of corporate transactions. These include a CPO on the proposed London Olympic site; the acquisition of a former Royal Naval Armaments Depot for a mixed-use development; the acquisition and disposal of a medical health centre; the disposal of some 40 restaurants; and site assembly for a football stadium development, with associated property work on its funding. He has also been a Conveyancing Expert in court proceedings. He moved in-house in 2018 as Head of Legal at Greenland, and quickly became actively involved in many aspects of the company.

“We’re committed to delivering high quality developments in the UK which are at the forefront of international trends in design and lifestyle, connect with communities, and contribute to society as a whole.”

Taotao Song, Chief Executive Officer

Key financials

Our proven approach to delivery

Deep knowledge of location We invest time and resources to understand the specific needs of each location and the scale of opportunity each one represents.
Proven capabilities We have extensive experience of complex projects delivered in major cities around the world, as well as local expertise on commercial viability and placemaking.
Forefront of the market We’re focused on where the market is heading to deliver homes and places aligned to changing needs and lifestyles
Collaboration throughout Our consultative and collaborative approach, both within our business and with our partners, creates shared knowledge and vision.

Our places

We deliver vibrant properties which create value across the site.

Our Places