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BritCham Shanghai hosts member roundtable with the Vice-Chancellor, University of Derby

17 Oct 2023

On the afternoon of 13 October, BritCham Shanghai and its Women in Business Committee had the honour of hosting a roundtable meeting at the Chamber office, featuring Professor Kathryn Mitchell, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Derby.

This event was part of the Chamber’s Global Visionary series, dedicated to cultivating robust business connections, offering access to global business insights, and facilitating meaningful interactions among our members and visiting senior management/VIPs from around the world. The occasion provided a unique opportunity for members to directly engage with influential leaders from multinational corporations, exploring potential avenues for collaborative growth and mutual benefit.

The gathering commenced with a warm welcome from Grace Guan, the Chair of BritCham Shanghai Women in Business Committee and Regional Director, East Asia, Edinburgh University and Stuart Dunn, Executive Director of BritCham Shanghai who extended their greetings to all the attendees.

During the roundtable discussion, Professor Kathryn shared her invaluable insights and experience on women’s leadership and their pivotal role in the business world. The attendees also exchanged their diverse perspectives and expertise on women leadership and professional development.

The roundtable offered an exceptional platform for influential female leaders and employees to explore mutually advantageous avenues of collaboration and progress in the field of women’s leadership and entrepreneurship.

Among the esteemed attendees were representatives from prominent organizations such as The University of Edinburgh, Dulwich College, Octave, HSBC China, A&Z Law Firm, DONIMO, Modern Water, Convatec, GSK.

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