Chinese Business Leaders Awards

Park Lane Hotel, Piccadilly, London. Image: Lord Michael Bates with  David Stringer-Lamarre

David Stringer-Lamarre, within his capacity as the Chairman of the Institute of Directors City of London was pleased to have been a member of the judging panel for these awards, organised by Sinopro.

Go to Award Winners

It was interesting to meet the many business people who attended this sell out event and of course congratulate the winners.

The keynote speech was delivered by Lord Michael Bates who spoke about the many synergies that exist between the UK & China.

Jeff Cao, London & Partners, provided an overview of the judges’ approach to the deliberation process.


Lise Bertelsen, Geoffrey Yu, D Stringer-Lamarre

Award Winners

Excellence in Asset Management
Geoffrey Yu, Head of UK Investment Office, UBS

Excellence in Professional Services
Maggie Zhao, Partner in Capital Markets, Clifford Chance London

Excellence in Small & Medium Enterprises
Dr Kevin Lin, OBE, Founder of KL Communications

Excellence in Large Corporations
Hong Chen, General Manager, Wanda One UK Ltd

Special Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

Lei Yue, Senior Vice President, Sanpower Group Corporation

Rising Star
Chun Qing Li, Founder of KREOD Architecture and China Britain International Design Week

Special Award for RMB Internationalization
Xilai Feng, CEO until October 2016, China Construction Bank (UK)