We welcome Leeds alumnus Andy Browne for an informal talk and Q&A about his China career. He currently leads Brunswick’s China Hub, working closely with colleagues in China and globally to advise clients on China-related issues. Andy spent 35 years working in Asia, latterly as a China Editor and Columnist for the Wall Street Journal.
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Professor Xiaolan Fu, Professor of Technology and International Development at the University of Oxford, looks ahead to China's role in the world economy at the end of this decade.
Doing business in China right now can feel like an almost impossible task. Well, thus was it ever. And of the many resources claiming to hold the answers, which are deserving of our time and attention? Join for a talk that will deliver practical recommendations as well as commentary on broader questions related to how we...
A long-time enthusiast for Chinese language and culture, James Halstead manages IMD Legal Translation and Interpreting Ltd and has a wealth of professional and personal experience working as a language specialist in and with China. In this lecture, James Halstead will introduce the global language service providing industry. What does it look like to work in the industry? How can you become a Chinese-English specialist in the UK?
An all-female panel of non-Chinese natives currently working in Beijing share their tips and personal experiences to inspire others who want to start a career and build a network in China.
University of Leeds alumnus Andrew Seaton, Chief Executive of the China-Britain Business Council, will talk about his work and provide a perspective on UK-China business.
In this talk Gary Izunwa will discuss the benefits of having China experience, drawing from his personal story and professional work experience. A passionate advocate for social mobility, Gary will consider the barriers some people face and the advantages of making China experience accessible to a wider population.
Leeds alumni Sean McGibney and Oliver Leach share the story behind The Chairman’s Bao, the most comprehensive online news-based graded reader for students of Chinese. How did they turn their knowledge of Chinese into a business, and how does their business fit into the wider Mandarin-learning landscape?
Georgia Yexley, Head of Growth at micro-mobility company Beryl, will share an insider’s view on her time at fast-growing Chinese tech startup Mobike and talk about her experience of marketing a Chinese brand around the world.
Join us to learn about the successful career of Leeds alumnus Guy Dru Drury MBE, Chief Representative in China for the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).