Corporate members briefed on the outcomes and implications of China’s 19th Party Congress

Corporate members briefed on the outcomes and implications of China’s 19th Party Congress

06/12/17

Professor Kerry Brown discussed China’s unprecedented power in a briefing to corporate members.

 

Asia House corporate members received an exclusive briefing from Kerry Brown, Professor of Chinese Studies and Director of the Lau China Institute at King’s College London, this morning on the outcomes and implications of the recent National Congress of the Communist Party of China.

Professor Brown, who’s previous roles include Head of the Asia Programme, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and First Secretary at the British Embassy in Beijing,  provided  insights on the Xi Jinping leadership and the narratives emerging from the Congress. Topics discussed included the unprecedented power China now has, the Belt & Road Initiative, and China-Europe and China-US relations.

Organisations represented at the event included HSBC, Standard Chartered, Linklaters, Dentons, Rio Tinto, Baker & Mckenzie, UOB and Deloitte.

Asia House regularly invites thought-leaders from business, government and academia to provide briefings to members as part of its corporate services.