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Tuesday, June 16, 2020 (12 PM - 2 PM)

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Brasserie on the Eighth

Level 8, Conrad Hotel, 88 Queensway,
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Nick Marro (Lead for Global Trade & Analyst, Asia and Access China at The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU))

Nick Marro

Lead for Global Trade & Analyst, Asia and Access China at The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU)

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Nick is The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Lead for Global Trade. He has a particular focus on analysis tied to the US-China trade war, but is also responsible for The EIU’s views on international trade issues more generally, including on US-EU trade relations, supply chain developments in South and South-east Asia and topics around digital trade and globalisation. In addition to his role covering trade, Nick also concurrently serves as lead analyst for China and Macau, as well as supporting analyst for Taiwan.

Prior to joining The EIU’s Hong Kong office, Nick conducted trade policy research in Beijing with the US-China Business Council (USCBC), a US trade association. While at USCBC, he primarily covered the policy portfolios for the information and communications technology sector, in addition to monitoring regulatory developments related to China’s automotive, healthcare, manufacturing and consumer goods industries.

Nick holds a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Affairs and Chinese Language and Literature from the University of Virginia, as well graduate certification from the Johns Hopkins-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies.

Janet Pau (Director, Hong Kong of The Economist Corporate Network)

Janet Pau

Director, Hong Kong of The Economist Corporate Network

Janet Pau is the Director of The Economist Corporate Network in Hong Kong. She brings her experience working with top executives throughout Asia, coupled with economic knowledge and industry insight to help organisational leaders and their teams gain a holistic, practical appreciation of the opportunities and challenges in Greater China and across Asia.

Before joining The Economist Corporate Network, Janet was Program Director for the Asia Business Council, developing and delivering content for private forums for an all-CEO membership in Asia for more than a decade. Prior to that, she was Manager at the Global Business Policy Council at consulting firm A.T. Kearney in Washington D.C., where she led consulting projects and intellectual capital publications for senior executive clients in both business and government.

Janet’s publications include Through the Eyes of Tiger Cubs: Views of Asia’s Next Generation (Wiley, 2012) and Building Energy Efficiency (Encyclopaedia of China Publishing House, Chinese edition, 2008). She was an op-ed contributor and columnist for the South China Morning Post from 2011 to 2019. She has also contributed opinion pieces and book chapters, and spoken at various local and regional business conferences.

She serves on the leadership team of Hong Kong-based charity Beyond Foundation, which advocates for children with special needs and their families. She was a member on the Hong Kong Government’s Antiquities Advisory Board, Museum Advisory Board, and Central Policy Unit.

Janet received a Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies and psychology with honours from Yale University and a Master in Public Policy specializing in economic policy and competitiveness from Harvard University.

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