Business of Asia: The 5 personalities of China - Who is the Big Guy in the Room?

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Asia Society Australia and the National Library of Australia have partnered to present a program of high-level thought-leadership events on China during the groundbreaking exhibition, Celestial Empire: Life in China 1644-1911 in Canberra.

In this event, Jason Yatsen-Li, an entrepreneur, corporate advisor and opinion-leader, will brief the National Libary and Asia Society Australia members and guests about how China’s different personalities help explain its seemingly contradictory actions in the South China Sea, climate change stance, stock market gyrations, a revolution in cross-border e-commerce and the One Belt One Road strategy.

Date: Monday 16 May, 12.30 - 1.30pm
Venue: Conference Room, National Library of Australia, Canberra

Level 4, National Library of Australia
Parkes Place, Canberra

Cost: $15 (includes refreshments)
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Learn more about Celestial Empire: Life in China, 1644–1911 here.

Jason Yatsen-Li is one of Australia’s leading and most innovative corporate advisors. Jason is currently Chairman of Vantage Group Asia, a commercial group with offices in Sydney, Beijing and Shanghai and interests in mining & resources, technology and financial services businesses in Asia. Jason is currently a Director of the George Institute for Global Health, Beijing-based research and policy firm China Policy and a Governing Member of the Smith Family. Jason was also past Vice Chair of the Australia-China Chamber of Commerce in Beijing, as well as formerly a director of the Sydney Institute, the National Centre for Volunteering and the New South Wales Government’s Sydney Metropolitan Strategy Group.
Prior to founding his advisory firm – Yatsen Associates, Jason was Head of China Strategy and Head of Sustainability for Insurance Australia Group, Australasia's largest general insurance company. Before that, he was an M & A lawyer with Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York and Corrs Chambers Westgarth in Australia. Jason has also worked for the United Nations and is the former Vice Chairman of the Australia-China Chamber of Commerce in Beijing. Jason speaks fluent English, Mandarin, Cantonese and German. In 2009 he was appointed a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in Davos and currently serves of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council for China.


 

This program is presented in partnership with the National Library of Australia, as part of Celestial Empire: Life in China 1644-1911 exhibition, presented in Canberra from 2 January to 22 May, 2016.

Event Details

Mon 16 May 2016
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Parkes Place, Canberra ACT 2600 Australia
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