China-UK Pop Music Summit Beijing 2018

David Stringer-Lamarre, MD of FortisCL, is also the Honorary President (UK) of Anglo-Sino Cultural Exchange Association (ASCEA) who hosted the inaugural Pop Music Forum within the Reignwood Centre in Beijing. This was within the framework of the Belt Road Initiative – Music Route.

The Music Forum was convened to discuss aspects of China-UK Music cooperation. These included, the rise of digital media, live music performances, intellectual property & an increased level of partnership working.

The welcome address was delivered by Lord Tim Clement-Jones, Vice-Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary China Group.

David spoke about the positive aspects of music for building cross border understanding, the need to further strengthen the ability to undertake partnership working between UK & Chinese companies and the importance of a win-win-win approach (artists win, organisations win and music lovers win).


  • Lord Tim Clement-Jones, Vice Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary China Group
  • Mr David Stringer-Lamarre, Managing Director, Fortis Consulting London
  • HaiYan Gu, President of the SINA Internet Legal Research Institute
  • Mario Anastasiades, Middlesex University, Lecturer in Music Business and Arts Management
  • Mr Li Haiying, famous musician. Vice Chairman of China Music Copyright Association
  • He Muyang, Chinese famous musician and song writer & producer
  • Zhou Chang Ling, Deputy Director, Institute of Intellectual Property Law, China University of Political Science and Law
  • Mr Paul Conway, Co-founder and Chairman of PMG Mega-Love Platform