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China Careers: Journalist and consultant Andy Browne

Wednesday 18 October 2023, 13:15 - 14:00
Online (Zoom meeting) or watch in-person on campus
Open to
All (students, staff and members of the public)

The Business Confucius Institute welcome Leeds alumnus Andy Browne to talk about his fascinating career since graduating with a degree in Chinese Language and Literature from the University of Leeds.

Anyone on campus is welcome to join us in Leeds University Business School, Maurice Keyworth Building 1.33 to watch the Zoom talk on screen.

Andy worked in Asia for 35 years and his range of roles and achievements include:

  • Pulitzer winner
  • Wall Street Journal China Editor
  • Reuters Asia News Editor
  • Bloomberg New Economy Forum Editorial Director
  • Brunswick Group Partner (China hub lead)

This is an opportunity to gain valuable inspiration, insights and advice from an award-winning reporter who now uses his wealth of experience to advise clients on their dealings with China.

The event aims to be quite informal with plenty of opportunities for questions. The talk and Q&A will not be recorded.

Complete this short online form to register for the event.

About Andy Browne

Andy leads Brunswick’s China Hub, working closely with colleagues in China and globally, including the firm’s Geopolitical practice, to advise clients on China-related issues.

Prior to joining Brunswick, Andy ran the editorial program at the Bloomberg New Economy Forum, a platform set up by Michael Bloomberg, the three-term mayor of New York City, to connect CEOs and government leaders from emerging and developed economies.

Andy spent 35 years working in Asia, latterly as a China Editor and Columnist for the Wall Street Journal.

He started his career in journalism in 1982 at the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong, before moving to Reuters News Agency where he spent 20 years running news bureaus in Taipei, Shanghai, Beijing and Seoul, before becoming Asia Pacific News Editor in Singapore. Andy also spent two years as a Partner in Brunswick’s Beijing office between 2007 and 2009.

Andy won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 2007 as part of a team of Wall Street Journal reporters in Beijing and shared an Overseas Press Club award for business reporting on China in 2011. Andy was also a guest commentator on NBC’s coverage of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
He received a BA in Chinese Language and Literature from the University of Leeds.