Knowledge Exchange


Platinum Member CEO Breakfast Briefing: Focusing on Complex Environments [Venue updated]

1 Dec 2021 07:30 - 10:00
  • Platinum Member: Free
  • Other Member by Invitation: RMB 100
  • In-person event

Roundtable discussion on geopolitics, state of relations and recent crackdowns.

  • Show health code
  • Wear face masks
  • By invitation only

Event details

BritCham Shanghai is delighted to invite our long-standing, trusted members to a closed-door roundtable discussion with senior management from APCO Worldwide and the UK Trade Commissioner for China on Geo-politics, state of Sino-UK and US relations and recent high-profile crackdowns within China.

The Speakers: 

  • Jim McGregor, Chairman, Greater China, APCO Worldwide (Dial-in)
  • Jeff Astle, Managing Director, Greater China, APCO Worldwide (Present)
  • James Robinson, Global Lead & SVP, Geo-Commerce, APCO Worldwide (Dial-in)
  • John Edwards, UK Trade Commissioner for China at Department of International Trade (Present)
  • Event Moderator: Martin Boden, President of Sodexo & BritCham Shanghai Executive Committee Member (Present)

Over breakfast, you are invited to participate in an off-the-record, private discussion about how the changing times are already and may yet affect the international business community in China, especially in terms of operations and interacting with business partners and other third parties. All attendees will have the opportunity to discuss concerns around recent changes to considerations in and trading with China peers facing similar challenges and consult expert opinion.

This session is convened under strict Chatham House rules to facilitate open discussion and encourage the establishment of a supportive network of British companies.  This event is by invitation only.  


  • 7:30 am – 8:00 am: Arrival, networking, light breakfast
  • 8:00 am – 10:00 am: Roundtable discussion


In case of cancellation, please kindly note you must email before 6 pm, 26 November.

The speakers

James McGregor
Chairman, Greater China, APCO Worldwide
Jeff Astle
Managing Director, Shanghai, APCO Worldwide
James Robinson
Global Lead, Geo-Commerce & Geopolitical Advisory, APCO Worldwide
John Edwards
UK Trade Commissioner for China
Martin Boden
President, Greater China, Sodexo


KPMG Boardroom

25th Floor, Tower II, Plaza 66, 1266 Nanjing West Road, Shanghai


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