Global Trade Month: China – Panel Discussion

With a population of over 1.4 billion and a growing middle class, China offers huge market potential for savvy businesses. ‘Global Trade Month: China’ is the first in our international trade series, bringing together industry figures, government representatives and thought leaders from across the world.

In this panel event, you will discover how to diversify your portfolio, increase your revenue and competitiveness and tap into China’s technological advancements. Delivered in partnership with the British Chamber of Commerce in China and WTA, this is an unmissable event.



Julian MacCormac
Julian is Country Director for Rolls-Royce, China. Julian first came to China in 1993 and has spent much of the past 25 years living in or working on China. Julian joined Rolls-Royce in 2016, serving as Director for Business Development for Rolls-Royce’s civil nuclear business in China. Prior to joining Rolls-Royce Julian spent 10 years in the UK Civil-Service. He worked on research, science and innovation policy, with a particular focus the commercialisation of publicly-funded research. Julian spent four years as Commercial Counsellor at the British Embassy in Beijing and led UK-China trade and investment work on infrastructure and energy. Julian currently serves as Chair of the British Chamber of Commerce in China. He has a degree in Chinese and Management. He is a recipient of the prestigious Frank Knox Fellowship and received his Master’s degree in East Asian Studies from Harvard University. In 1997 he received the Lotus Prize, awarded to exemplary Foreign Experts working in China.

Julian Fisher
Julian spent nearly a decade teaching history and history of art in Harrow Beijing while also working as an IELTS examiner for the British Council, before founding Venture Education, an education consultancy that supports schools, universities and education organisations to thrive in China. Julian is the Vice Chair of the British Chamber of Commerce in China and Chair of the Chamber’s Education Forum which includes driving initiatives such as Employability Week and the Young Professionals Development Programme. He is also a mentor for Durham University, former president of the China North Entrepreneurs’ Organization and a strategic advisor for the innovative edtech platform Globiliti. He graduated with a joint degree in History of Art from UCL and SOAS and has a masters in Antiques from UCLAN.

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