After graduated from Tongji University with a master’s degree in Chemistry in 1997, he joined Huntsman Polyurethanes division and started his career with various Commercial functions including Account Manager, Business Development Manager, Sales & Marketing Manager, Commercial Manager etc. He was promoted to Commercial Director in 2010 and became a member of APAC leadership team. In 2013, he was appointed Senior Commercial Director, China General Manager, and also Managing Director of Shanghai Huntsman Polyurethanes, a JV between Huntsman and Shanghai Chlor-Alkali. In 2018, he was promoted to Vice President APAC Region of Advanced Materials Division. Lane also holds an Executive MBA degree from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.