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Yang Xiaoguang
Minister and Deputy Head of Mission,
Embassy of the People's Republic of China to the United Kingdom

 

Stephen Perry 
Chairman, The 48 Group

         

Chris Devonshire-Ellis 
Chairman, Dezan Shira & Associates / Managing Editor, Asia Briefing Limited

 

Henry Tillman
Chairman, China Investment Research

         

Julia Charlton
Principal Partner, Charltons Law

     Alberto Vettoretti
Managing Partner, Dezan Shira & Associates
         

 

 

Yang Xiaoguang
Minister and Deputy Head of Mission,
Embassy of the People's Republic of China to the United Kingdom

Yang Xiaoguang is a Minister and Deputy Head of Mission at the Chinese Embassy to the United Kingdom, and holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation of Northeastern University in China. He received full scholarship from the ORSAS awards of UK and University of Birmingham in 2007.

   

Stephen Perry 
Chairman, The 48 Group

Stephen is chair of the legendary 48 Group who have been working with China since 1953. Their mission is to develop a positive relationship with China. He is a graduate of the University College of London, Chairman of the London Export Corp, and an Honorary Professor of the University of International Business and Economics. He was honored with the China Reform Friendship Medal by Xi Jinping in 2018.   

   
 

 Chris Devonshire-Ellis 
Chairman, Dezan Shira & Associates / Managing Editor, Asia Briefing Limited

Chris is the Chairman of Dezan Shira & Associates, a foreign direct investment advisory firm founded in 1992 now operational throughout China and Asia with some 32 offices and several hundred professional legal and tax staff. He founded Asia Briefing publications in 1999. He is a Visiting Professor at the Higher School of Economics of the Moscow State University specializing in the Belt & Road Initiative.    

   
 

 Henry Tillman
Chairman, China Investment Research

Henry Tillman has over 35 years' experience as an international banker, with senior Executive Management roles at BZW and ABN Amro where he had global roles with a focus on Asia and since 1669, particularly on China.  Since then, he has focused on consultancy driven from a bespoke database on Chinese outbound investment, which has grown to become globally recognized for its reconciled data on China, and on the BRI.

   
 

 Julia Charlton
Principal Partner, Charltons Law

Julia, a corporate finance lawyer, advises regulators, financial institutions, and listed companies on the listing rules of both the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and GEM. She is experienced in the fields of securities law, capital markets, private equity, M&A, investment funds, restructuring and regulatory issues. She is a senior fellow of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institues, a member of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel and the Takeovers Appeals Committee of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, a member of the Disciplinary Panel (Panel A) of the Hong Kong Institue of Certified Public Accountants, and a member of the Company Law Committee of the Hong Kong Law Society.

   
 

 Alberto Vettoretti
Managing Partner, Dezan Shira & Associates

Alberto joined Dezan Shira & Associates as an equity partner in 1998. Now the Managing Partner, the firm has grown into a pan-Asia organization advising foreign investors throughout Asia. Alberto obtained a bachelor’s degree in Chinese, Economics, and Management from the University of Durham and an MSc with a specialization in Chinese law from the University of Staffordshire. 

 

 

Yang Xiaoguang
Minister and Deputy Head of Mission,
Embassy of the People's Republic of China to the United Kingdom

 

Yang Xiaoguang is a Minister and Deputy Head of Mission at the Chinese Embassy to the United Kingdom, and holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation of Northeastern University in China. He received full scholarship from the ORSAS awards of UK and University of Birmingham in 2007.

     

Stephen Perry 
Chairman, The 48 Group

 

 

 

    

 Stephen is chair of the legendary 48 Group who have been working with China since 1953. Their mission is to develop a positive relationship with China. He is a graduate of the University College of London, Chairman of the London Export Corp, and an Honorary Professor of the University of International Business and Economics. He was honored with the China Reform Friendship Medal by Xi Jinping in 2018.   
   

 

Chris Devonshire-Ellis 
Chairman, Dezan Shira & Associates / Managing Editor, Asia Briefing Limited

 

 Chris is the Chairman of Dezan Shira & Associates, a foreign direct investment advisory firm founded in 1992 now operational throughout China and Asia with some 32 offices and several hundred professional legal and tax staff. He founded Asia Briefing publications in 1999. He is a Visiting Professor at the Higher School of Economics of the Moscow State University specializing in the Belt & Road Initiative.
 

 

Henry Tillman
Chairman, China Investment Research

 

 

 

Henry Tillman has over 35 years' experience as an international banker, with senior Executive Management roles at BZW and ABN Amro where he had global roles with a focus on Asia and since 1669, particularly on China.  Since then, he has focused on consultancy driven from a bespoke database on Chinese outbound investment, which has grown to become globally recognized for its reconciled data on China, and on the BRI.
     
 

 Julia Charlton
Principal Partner, Charltons Law

 Julia, a corporate finance lawyer, advises regulators, financial institutions, and listed companies on the listing rules of both the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and GEM. She is experienced in the fields of securities law, capital markets, private equity, M&A, investment funds, restructuring and regulatory issues. She is a senior fellow of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institues, a member of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel and the Takeovers Appeals Committee of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, a member of the Disciplinary Panel (Panel A) of the Hong Kong Institue of Certified Public Accountants, and a member of the Company Law Committee of the Hong Kong Law Society.
     
 

  Alberto Vettoretti
Managing Partner, Dezan Shira & Associates

 Alberto joined Dezan Shira & Associates as an equity partner in 1998. Now the Managing Partner, the firm has grown into a pan-Asia organization advising foreign investors throughout Asia. Alberto obtained a bachelor’s degree in Chinese, Economics, and Management from the University of Durham and an MSc with a specialization in Chinese law from the University of Staffordshire. 
     
 

 

 

 

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