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Wednesday, February 19, 2020 (8 AM - 10:30 AM)

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Four Seasons Beijing, Ballroom Beijing, 3F, Tel: 6597 8888 北京四季酒店 3层北京厅, 朝阳区亮马桥路48号

Liangmaqiao Road 48
Beijing, Beijing Shi, China

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Rachel Morarjee (Network Director, Beijing of The Conomist Corporate Network)

Rachel Morarjee

Network Director, Beijing of The Conomist Corporate Network

Rachel Morarjee is the Beijing Director of The Economist Corporate Network. She brings two decades of foreign news reporting experience in markets as diverse as China, Russia and Afghanistan to bear on assessing geopolitical risk as well as local market opportunities. She has advised both foreign multinationals in China and Chinese firms investing overseas on strategy.

Alexander van Kemenade (Director of Consulting (Asia), EIU Consumer at The Economist Intelligence Unit)

Alexander van Kemenade

Director of Consulting (Asia), EIU Consumer at The Economist Intelligence Unit

Country expertise
ASEAN, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia

Specialist subjects
Consumer goods, Corporate strategy, Econometrics, Economics, Forecasting, Predictive modelling, Public policy

Günther Hamm (Managing Director of Consumer/Tech Investments; Co-COO at HOPU)

Günther Hamm

Managing Director of Consumer/Tech Investments; Co-COO at HOPU

Gunther HAMM is a China-based private equity professional with close to twenty years investing experience in China and the US/EU. At HOPU, he co-leads an investment team with primary responsibility for investments in the Consumer and Tech sectors, and portfolio companies including Sensetime, Ceva and Trax. In addition, he serves as Co-COO of the HOPU platform.

Prior to HOPU, Mr. Hamm held similar investing positions at Hillhouse Capital and CDH Investments. He began his career at JPMorgan Consumer investment banking in New York.

Mr. Hamm earned his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College, and also studied at Tsinghua University. He and his family have been based in Beijing since 2007.

Min Qin (Vice President for Public Affairs at Mars China)

Min Qin

Vice President for Public Affairs at Mars China

Min Qin is Vice President for Public Affairs of Mars China. She joined Mars in 2018 and leads Mars’ efforts to build and grow strategic partnerships with key public stakeholders at both central and local levels, conduct policy advocacy in key categories Mars operates in, formulate public affairs strategies, and protect and promote Mars’ corporate reputation.

Prior to joining Mars, Min worked with Fonterra and McKinsey, building and leading their external affairs function in Greater China.

Min holds a Master of Philosophy from Cambridge University and a BA from Foreign Affairs College in China. She was nominated a “Young Global Leader” by the World Economic Forum in 2006.