Asia Speakers

Adam Salzer

Adam Salzer, Director/Greater China at PricewaterhouseCoopers, is an economist by education and practice, with 20 years experience in high level strategic and management consultancy throughout Asia Pacific. Mr. Salzer has extensive experience in Greater China and was responsible for establishing the first HR joint venture consulting group between a Western HR company and a Chinese government minis ...

READ MORE

Amartya Sen

Amartya Kumar Sen is a distinguished economist-philosopher and a 1998 Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences. He is best known for his contributions to welfare economics and his work on famine, human development theory, welfare economics, the underlying mechanisms of poverty, gender inequality, and political liberalism. From 1998 to 2004 he was Master of Trinity College at Cambridge Univers ...

READ MORE

Anil Gupta

Anil Gupta is widely regarded as one of the world's leading experts on strategy and globalisation. He serves regularly as a keynote speaker at major conferences and corporate forums in the United States, Europe, China, and India, and is a consultant on strategy and globalization with some of the world's leading corporations.

READ MORE

Bill Birtles

Bill Birtles was the ABC's China correspondent in Beijing from 2015 to 2020, his posting coming to a sudden end when he was rushed out of the country by Australian diplomats in an unprecedented diplomatic standoff. Reporting from both major cities and remote provinces throughout the mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan, he covered an era-defining period of change, upheaval and diplomatic tension as China asserted itself on the world stage.

David Thomas

David Thomas, keynote speaker, thought leader and entrepreneur, equips business leaders with the knowledge and tools to navigate the cross-cultural challenges involved in doing business in Asia Pacific and helps them develop their own strategy for success in the region.

READ MORE

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie is a Shanghai-based independent economist. He has just been named as one of "50 Most Influential Persons in Finance" by Bloomberg, and is currently director of Rosetta Stone Advisors.

READ MORE

Edith Yeung

Recognized by Inc Magazine as one of the Silicon Valley investors you must know, Edith Yeung is a venture capitalist, technology executive, and China Internet expert. As a partner at 500 Startups, the world’s most active early seed investor, Edith has invested in more than 40 mobile, AI and blockchain startups.

Fred Hu

Dr. Fred Hu is Chairman of Greater China at Goldman Sachs. Before joining Goldman Sachs in 1997, Dr. Hu was a staff member at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington D.C., where he was engaged in macroeconomic research and policy consultations for a number of member country governments including China. ...

READ MORE

Fredrik Haren

Fredrik Haren has quickly become one of the most talked-about names in the field of creativity. Based in Singapore, he is an accomplished author and speaker who has delivered over 1,500 presentations, lectures and workshops across 25 countries, focused on creativity, idea generation, innovation and entrepreneurship. His most famous book "The Idea Book" was featured in "The 100 Best Business Books ...

READ MORE

Geoff Raby

Australia's former ambassador to China provides insights into Australia's future position in global affairs.

Back to Top /**/