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London Business School China Business Forum has been known to attract high-profile thought leaders from business, academia and politics to address changing dynamics in the UK and China


This year we are bringing you top voices from...

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Keynote Speakers

Chen Wen

Chargé d'Affaires

Stephen Perry

Chairman of the 48 Group Club

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Seng Yee Lau

Senior Executive Vice President, Chairman of Group Marketing and Global Branding, Tencent

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Panel Speakers

Vaggelis Makris

Executive Director, Financial Services & FinTech Investments, Fosun UK

Edward Radcliffe

Co-founder, Partner at Vermilion Partner

Stewart Paterson

Author of China, Trade and Power: Why the West’s Economic Engagement Has Failed

Sue Anne Tay

Director, China and RMB Internationalization, Group Strategy at HSBC; Young Global Leader for World Economic Forum

Geoffrey Yu

CIO, Head of UK Investment Office at UBS Wealth Management

Will (Tianfan) Wang

Managing Director of Bertelsmann Asia Investments

Henry Tilman

CEO & Founder, Grisons Peak

Angelika Sodian

Managing Director of NIO (UK)

Li Ma

Investment & Strategic Partnership - UK Coverage Lead, Senior Manager, Tencent Europe

Qinwei Wang

Senior Economist, Macroeconomic Research, Amundi

Yinan Zhu

Chief Legal Officer and Partner, DealGlobe

Susan Zhang

Director of Global Sales at Bytedance

Shihong Liu

Head of Uber Eats Everywhere UK

Julian Birkinshaw

Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship; Academic Director of the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Deputy Dean (Executive Education)

Linda Yueh

Economist; Adjunct Professor at LBS; Ex-BBC anchor; Director of China Growth Centre at Oxford University

Matt Durnin

Global Head of Insights & Consultancy, British Council

George Sun

Founder, KK Mandarin; Ex-Managing Director of Deutsche Bank

Christopher Bremble

Founder & CEO, Base Media

Russ Shaw

Founder of London Tech Advocate; Ex-General Manager of Skype EMEA

Judith Zhai

President of Strawbear Entertainment Capital; Ex-Group Vice President of Alibaba Pictures

Gillian Kerr

Co-Founder & CMO, Trade Horizons

Simon Clough

Chief Strategy Officer, CLEAR UK

David Joseph

Founder, Hub of China

Shoto Zhu

Founder and President, OCEANS Sports Marketing

Angela Liu

Business Development Manager (Asia Pacific Region) at Renault Sport Racing

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Companies Represented at CBF 2019

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