Speakers and Panels

09:00 – 10:15 UK-China SME Forum  (Royal Suite)

Chaired by Christina Howell, BCC LinkToChina and Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce

Welcome by Paul Briggs, Chief Executive Officer, Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce


Zhou Xiaoming, Minister Counsellor, Chinese Embassy in London and Ministry of Commerce

Qiu Jibao, Vice-Chairman, China Chamber of International Commerce

Kegang Wu, Executive Director, BCC LinkToChina / Chief China Advisor, British Chambers of Commerce

Senior official British representative (to be confirmed)

10:15 – 10:30 Coffee break

 10:30 – 13:00 Panel Discussions

Panel 1: Opportunity      in post Olympics UK market

Timothy Wheadon, Chief Executive Officer, Bracknell Forest Council

Yuefang Zhu, Chief Representative, CCPIT UK

Gareth Osborn, Business Unit Director, Segro PLC

Panel 2: Design,      Manufacturing, Brand and Global competitiveness

Case Studies: Paul Priestman, Director, Priestmangoode

Jing Wang, General Manager, Beijing Famous Brand Evaluation Co., Ltd.

Karin Philips, chairwoman, British European Design Group

Guangshan Xu, President, Henan Hengsheng Crane Co.,Ltd

Panel 3:      R&D, IPR, and technologies

Paul Vennor, Head of New Business Group, STFC Innovations, Science and Technology Facility Council

Richard Wade, Partner & Head of Construction, Blake Lapthorn

Representative, Wilkins Kennedy

Panel 4:      Finance and professional service

Peter McIntyre, Head of Trade (UK), HSBC plc

Representative, Blake Lapthorn

James Roberts, Pure FX

Representative from Wilkins Kennedy

•     Panel 5: Opportunities to work with Chinese investment

Case Studies: Andrew Yuan, Hytera UK ltd

Ruth Bagley, Chief Executive Officer, Slough Borough Council

Victor Nicholls, Assistant CEO, Bracknell Forest Council

Paul Briton, Deputy Head of External Liaisons, Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce

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