Qing Lin, having lived in China, Japan, South Korea and Thailand is the CEO of Join in China and Chinese liaison for James Cowper Kreston. She utilises years of expertise and cross-culture acumen to initiate, manage, and help fulfil trade agreements between her new home county and large Asian cities, creating a bridge between UK and China for local business and organisations who are looking for opportunities in the possibly the fastest growing country in the world.
With her knowledge and extensive contacts internationally, she has been tasked to advise local governments and departments, as well as social enterprises and businesses on all matters with China. Using her background in finance, education, translation, interpreting, and manufacturing, Qing has driven the company forward to forge prosperous links that allow UK businesses to expand into an international stage.
For the past 12 months, Qing has been working closely with local MP and Henan Province, the largest province in China by population to attract multimillion investments into the area, as well as linking up businesses in both places for huge growth potential. This is a project has been recognised by Chinese provincial government and well-supported by UK authority.
12:00 - 13:15
Inward Investment Global Growth – Opportunities and Challenges: China
Sponsored by Penningtons Manches Cooper and James Cowper Kreston
In this session we will hear from investors from China about why technology developed in Oxfordshire is attracting interest and investment from China. We will also hear from Oxfordshire companies who have explored commercial opportunities in China who want to share their experiences with those considering a similar path.
Panellists: Mike Karim – Oxford Endovascular, Qing Lin – James Cowper Kreston, Mark Preston – TECHEETAH Formula E Team and Kegang Wu – BCC LinkToChina
Chaired by Russ Shaw – Global Tech Advocates
Director, Clusters and Harwell Campus Business Development, UKRI-STFC
Co-founder and Chief Scientific Offer, Oxford PV
Managing Director, Ricardo Energy & Environment
Managing Director, Oxford Instruments NanoScience