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Our annual Position Paper 2022 is the definitive policy document outlining the regulatory challenges UK companies face in China. Covering a range of industries and issues, it is a go-to document on UK-China trade for the British and Chinese governments.

Join us online on 31 May 2022 where the British Chambers of Commerce in China will announce the official position of the membership on the core challenges facing them this year.



  • Robin Brant (China Correspondent at BBC)

    Robin Brant

    China Correspondent at BBC

    Robin Brant is the BBC's China Correspondent, based in Shanghai. He has a 25 year career in journalism reporting original content from around the world, and has previously held roles at the BBC as a Political Correspondent and as the Malaysia Correspondent. His core focus is objective analysis and explanation of complex global issues to a mainstream audience.

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  • Julian MacCormac (Chair at British Chamber of Commerce in China)

    Julian MacCormac

    Chair at British Chamber of Commerce in China

    Julian studied Chinese and Management in the UK, and East Asian Studies at Harvard and first came to China in 1994. Julian joined the UK Civil Service in 2007 and returned to Beijing in 2012. Julian was Commercial Counsellor for Energy at the British Embassy, focusing on infrastructure, offshore wind and civil-nuclear.

    Julian is also the Country Director of Rolls-Royce.

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  • Chris Torrens (Partner, Greater China & North Asia at Control Risks)

    Chris Torrens

    Partner, Greater China & North Asia at Control Risks

    Chris Torrens is a Partner in Control Risks’ Greater China and North Asia region, based in Beijing. Chris heads up the North China geomarket and oversees the company’s growing Chinese client base, advising both state-owned and private Chinese multinational companies operating globally. In these capacities he has consulted with multinational and Chinese corporations across various industries on risk and strategy issues, particularly in relation to geopolitical and regulatory risks.

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  • Dan Wang (Chief Economist at Hang Seng Bank)

    Dan Wang

    Chief Economist at Hang Seng Bank

    Dr Dan Wang is the chief economist at Hang Seng Bank China, based in Shanghai. Dan holds a PhD in economics from the University of Washington, with a focus in macroeconomics, environmental economics and econometrics. Her postdoc was with the Chinese Academy of Sciences in agriculture. She's regularly quoted in international media and write columns for several media, including FT China, Caixin and Pengpai (the Paper). Before joining Hang Seng Bank, Dan was previously the lead China analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit.


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  • Hong Zhang (Vice President at SHELL (China) Limited)

    Hong Zhang

    Vice President at SHELL (China) Limited

    ZHANG Hong is the Vice President for Shell China leading the Strategy and M&A for the Downstream and New Energies businesses.

    Her passion is to contribute to the world's Energy Transition and net carbon zero emission targets. Hong is a seasoned business leader with over 20 years management experience in strategy and planning, finance management and M&A. In the past 20 plus years, she took various roles in the Shell Group both in the headquarter functions in London as well as in front line operating companies and joint ventures in China.

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Member Ticket

A Zoom link will be shared with all registrants at least 24 hours before the event.

Member Price RMB 100
BritCham Guangdong, Shanghai and Southwest members

A Zoom link will be shared at least 24 hours before the event begins.

Standard Price RMB 100
Non-member Ticket

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Standard Price RMB 250
Contributor ticket

This free ticket is for people who contributed to the Position Paper.

A Zoom link will be shared at least 24 hours before the event.

Standard Price Complimentary