UK China Tech Forum: ‘Doing the Deals’

‘Doing the Deals: Opportunities & Challenges.’ I was pleased to the Panel Moderator for this joint TechUK and China British Business Council event, held at Bird & Bird, law firm.

Simon Spier delivered the opening remarks. This was followed by addresses by the following.

  • Steven Ma (Majingtao), Carrier Network Solution Director, Huawei & Chair of the Forum
  • David Kerr, UK CEO, Bird & Bird Oriel Petry, Director of Technology & Advanced Manufacturing, DIT 
  • GE Tan – First Secretary (Science and Technology), Embassy of China, UK
  • Antony Walker – Deputy CEO, techUK
  • Lise Bertelsen – Executive Director, CBBC

The expert panel members were:

  • Xuan Jin, Head of Alibaba Cloud UK: Corporate-SME Partnerships: Pathway to Deal-Making
  • Chelsea Chen, Cofounder, Emotech: Success Factors for UK Companies Expanding to China
  • Matt Bonas, Partner, Head of London Corporate, Bird & Bird: Success Factors for Chinese Companies Expanding to the UK
  • Wenbing Yao, VP of Business Development, Huawei UK: 5G for Tech Collaboration