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Yong Zhao, Chairwoman
Director, T.G.C.I. Group
Partner, CLC UK
From 2009, Yong Zhao has served, with dedication, as Chairperson of the British Chamber of Commerce South West China, and accumulated extensive experience working with many Sino-British organisations. During her term of office in the Chamber, she helped establish the Sub-Committee in Chongqing and continues working towards creating member groups that will spur communication between local governments, private organizations and British businesses.
Richard Cao, Vice-Chairman
Senior Parter, Senswins Solicitors
Richard Cao is a successful and influential Lawyer in Chongqing and a firm supporter of British interests in China. He and his firm, Senswin, have stayed with and been loyal to the British Chamber of Commerce for nine years. He is always ready to lend a helping hand to other members, not only as a lawyer but also as a friend of officials in the local government and also as a leader in many social circles.
Benny Zhong, Treasurer
Director for West China, Amicorp
Benny has more than ten years of experience in corporate finance. He joined Amicorp in 2011, taking on the role of Director for West China. He has lived and worked in Western China for a number of years, and has developed and maintained a good relationship with entrepreneurs, intermediaries and PRC officials in various cities.
Alison Yau, Representative
Director of Business Development (China), Rhombus International Hotels
General Manager, Rhombus Fantasia Chengdu Hotel
In her dual capacity as Director of Business Development (China) and General Manager of Rhombus Fantasia Chengdu Hotel, Ms. Yau oversees the company's business development initiatives throughout the China region and is responsible for the overall pre-opening preparation and marketing of Rhombus Fantasia Chengdu Hotel, China. Her strong leadership, education and training skills bring another dimension of dynamic energy and diverse experience to the company.
Kamaljot Panesar, Representative
Managing Director, Urban Hybrid Architecture
Kam Panesar is co-founder and managing director of urban hybrid architecture, an international and experienced design-led practice with a team of architects and urban designers. In 2011 Kam set up and co-chaired the Britcham Sustainable Chengdu Working Group, and is currently collaborating with like-minded people and businesses based in both Chengdu and the UK to raise the profile of the Chamber.
Michael McErlean, Representative
Michael G. McErlean is the CEO of ELI-Hollyhigh, a joint venture between Elm Lane International (ELI), a UK-based company that provides investment, trading and government relations solutions in China and Tianjian Hollyhigh International Capital, a mainland Chinese investment bank specializing in private equity investing as well as mergers and acquisitions.