Wen Jianping is a Chinese businessman who has a net worth of $1.6 billion. Wen Jianping is the Chairman of sewage treatment plant Beijing Originwater Technology, which he founded in 2001 with other Chinese students from the University of New South Wales. The company has thrived by increased spending on infrastructure in connection with urbanization and increasingly stringent environmental rules.
Beijing Originwater Technology owns 24 branches throughout the country. The main products of the company are PVDF MF/UF membrane and low pressure RO membrane. The company has over 100 patent technologies related to membrane technology. Beijing Originwater’s website says they are “committed to solving the top three water environment problems” they cite as “polluted water, water scarcity and water insecurity. Beijing Originwater’s main business area covers the entire water industrial chain: membrane technology R&D and production of complete membrane equipment, treatment of municipal and industrial wastewater, treatment of solid waste and sludge, drinking water treatment, seawater desalination, water engineering construction, water industry investment and financing, and domestic tap water purifying equipments. The company also plays an important role in water environment treatment in new rural construction and has made great contributions to water environment protection in China. Wen Jianping owns 25% of Beijing Originwater Technology, which has been listed on the Shenzhen Exchange since 2010.