The supplies of PPE (Personal protective equipment) is dominating news headlines, and currently procuring medical supplies in China is becoming ever more complex and should be approached with careful attention and consideration.
The British Chambers both in China and the UK are bringing together expert speakers to explain best practices on how to procure medical equipment from China and send back to the UK.
This session will explain everything from key resources to check and points for consideration when choosing to work with a Chinese PPE supplier, as well as the logistics process and the specific export requirements.
Hear updates from:
Sarah Howard MBE, Chair of the British Chambers of Commerce
Sarah is immediate past president of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce. She joined the BCC board in 2016 and chaired the accreditation board for 3 years. Sarah started her career as a management consultant at KPMG, moving to JP Morgan before setting up her own company, Sarand Business Software with her partner in 1994.The company supplies bespoke software to a wide range fo clients.
Sarah chairs Abbeycroft Leisure, a not for profit organisation running leisure services across Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. She is also a Governor at West Suffolk College and the Suffolk Academy Trust.
Rosie Hawes, Partner at Control Risks Group
Rosie is the Chair of the British Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai and an expert in gender matters. Through her company Control Risks she has been helping companies navigate complex risk matters in challenging jurisdictions. Rosie leads the largest mainland China practice dedicated to understanding reputations risk. Prior to coming to Shanghai she had over 12 years’ experience in Russia and the Former Soviet Union.
Michael Miao, Customs & Regulatory Affairs Director of DHL Express China
Michael has extensive knowledge on express operations and customs regulatory related issues with his more than 20 years experience in express industry. Michael joined DHL as Customs & Regulatory Affairs manager in 2006. He also plays active role in international trade and customs area, such as the logistics working group of European Chamber of Commerce of China.
Jonty Brunner, Alliances & Strategic Partnerships Manager at British Airways
Jonty has been at BA for eleven years now. Having done various roles in Finance and Commercial his current role sits within Alliances & Strategic Partnerships with other airlines, including managing several of their joint businesses, with the aim of expanding the distribution opportunities, building network virtually and improving the customer experience. For the past month he has been supporting the business coordinate the requests for cargo charter and freighter operations with the BA Operations and Network Planning Teams.
Wednesday 29th April
10am UK time / 5pm China time