Senior Fellow-private-practice lawyer at SAFEA, Former China Senior Legal Compliance & Regulatory Counsellor at World Bank
Chief Compliance Officer and General Manager of Compliance Department at Inspur Electronic Information Industry Co Ltd
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Ada has eight-year experience in private practice and 9-year track-record as regional General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer in Greater China.
Before joining Sinovac in July 2019, a world leading vaccine development and manufacturing company and one of the first COVID-19 vaccine developers which have entered Phase III Clinical Trials for the vaccine, Ada worked with TUV Rheinland and Airbus as their Reginal General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer in Greater China.
Prior to moving to in-house roles in 2011, Ada practiced laws with a couple of international law firms, including TransAsia Lawyers, CMS Cameron McKenna and Deacons.
Her specialised areas include foreign direct investment, due diligence, mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance, compliance monitoring, compliance investigation, venture capital, private equity and labor laws.
Ada obtained her L.L.M degree from London School of Economics and Political Science, U.K. and her MBA degree from Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia, U.S..
China Legal Head
Alexandra Zhao, China Legal Head in Centrient Pharmaceuticals (formerlly called DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals), also serving as company supervisor and board secretary for all the three China entities. Alexandra graduated from the China University of Political Science and Law with a Bachelor Degree and the University of Bristol with LL.M Degree in commercial law. She started her professional career from Beijing Haidian District Court and was appointed as Acting Judge. Later she worked in the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), focused on international dispute resolution and have substantial experience on international arbitration, investment arbitration and litigation before Joining Centrient Pharmaceuticals in 2018.
Business Integrity Advisor
Brook Horowitz is Business Integrity Advisor to UNDP’s Promoting a Fair Business Environment in ASEAN Project.
A graduate of Cambridge and Harvard Universities, he was part of the team that led GE’s expansion in Eastern Europe during the nineties, living and working in Moscow and Budapest. In 2004 he joined the International Business Leaders Forum, where he was Director of Business Standards, spearheading the organisation’s programmes in emerging markets, in particular China and Russia.
In 2014, he co-founded IBLF Global, an NGO promoting responsible business through collective action. Since then, Brook has led on project design and management of anti-corruption projects in Russia, Turkey, Central Asia and South East Asia. From 2013-2015, he was played a variety of leadership roles in the B20, a multi-stakeholder dialogue between the companies and governments of the G20 countries. Under his current role with UNDP, he is advising the organisation on their business integrity strategy in ASEAN and on the creation of a new Integrity Hub.
Chief Legal & Compliance Officer
Sino Gas & Energy Limited
Daniel Wang has practiced in the area of corporate law, with a focus on the energy and natural resources including solar, wind, oil and gas sectors. Daniel has significant experience working on a board range of legal matters and post-acquisition management relating to onshore and offshore petroleum projects and advising on compliance issues typical relating to petroleum sector.
As a member of Sino Gas & Energy Audit & Risk Committee, Daniel has oversight of the day-to-day compliance activities, ensuring ongoing compliance with appliable regulation by effectively implementing the company compliance strategy and providing regular relevant updates to the Board of Directors. Also, he is in charge of developing and updating policies and procedures in compliance with applicable law in respect of anti-bribery and corruption, donation and sponsorship, whistleblower, data privacy, cybersecurity, etc.
Prior to joining Sino Gas & Energy, Daniel served as senior legal counsel in Chevron China Upstream. His previous experience also includes working in Nordex China, Hanergy Europe, and King & Wood Mallesons Beijing Office.
Director-General of Legal Affairs Department
Before joining CCPIT, Dr Liu worked more than 15 years at Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM, Former Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation) in various leadership positions, including Third Secretary, Deputy Director and First Secretary of Trade Remedy and Investigation Bureau. From 2005 to 2008, Dr Liu worked at the Economic and Commercial Counselor’s Office, the Mission of the PRC to the EU, as team leader of TDI and TBT (SPS) Unit. Dr Liu has rich experience in coping with trade frictions and trade remedy investigations. He has guided hundreds of trade friction processing and served as a member of Lecturer Team for training Chinese Commercial Counselors.
Dr Liu joined CCPIT in November 2014 to set up the new Legal Affairs Department. In May 2015, he was appointed as the Deputy Director-General of Legal Affairs Department. From December 2015 to May 2018, he was appointed as the Head of CCPIT Enterprises’ Rights Protection Center. In March 2020, he was appointed as the Director-General of Legal Affairs Department. Dr Liu is responsible for coordinating a wide range of legal affairs including coping with economic and trade friction, legal risk prevention, enterprises’ rights protection, foreign economic and trade negotiation, foreign-related commercial legal services, commercial mediation and arbitration, etc.
Dr Liu holds doctoral degree in Law and Economics and acts as an arbitrator of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) and China Maritime Arbitration Commission (CMAC).
Senior Fellow-private-practice lawyer / Former China Senior Legal Compliance & Regulatory Counsellor
SAFEA / World Bank
Edward LEHMAN is a Senior Fellow- private-practice lawyer in China appointed State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA). The Founder of Lehman, Lee & Xu, a full-service Chinese law firm. He is Current & Legal Affairs Commentator for China State Media for the past two decades - CCTV/CGTN and China Radio International.
Edward LEHMAN was the Senior Legal Compliance & Regulatory Counsellor of World Bank. Editor/Author annual report on China laws, policies, regulations, policies, legislative system, judicial system, rule of law initiative. He is the Chairman of LehmanBush, a China investment banking, PE, corporate finance, and strategic advisory services firm.
Chief Compliance Officer and General Manager of Compliance Department
Inspur Electronic Information Industry Co Ltd
Fanley, is now the Chief Compliance Officer and General Manager of Compliance Department in Inspur Electronic Information Industry Co Ltd. Responsible for comprehensive compliance system and mechanism construction and effective maintainance, including but not limited to Export Control & Sanctions. Fanley once was the Globle Compliance Director of ZTE, Chief Compliance Officer of Transsion Holdings. Fanley has rich theoretical and practical experience in the fields of standardisation of compliance system construction, varing from enterprise to build effective compliance, and especially in Export Control & Sanctions and Personal Privacy and Data Protection field. He has led many compliance programs practically and coping with multiple compliance incidents successfully. He also has rich face to face practice experience of government supervision response.
Director Internal Control
EDF (China) Holding Ltd
Originally from Mexico City, she has a Degree in Business Administration from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and a Master degree in Finance & Banking from Universitat Pompeu Fabra. She worked in Deloitte & Touche Spain from 2000-2002 as a part of the audit team specialized in Financial services sector. Later, from 2003 to 2013 she worked at Central Bank of Mexico (Banxico) initially developing the Non-financial risk framework in Central Banking Operations General Directorate and later as responsible of the Risk management department in charge of Operational risk & Internal control management, GRC (Governance, Risk & Compliance) and Business Continuity strategy coordination. Two years active member of the International Operational Risk Working Group (IORWG) conformed by representatives from central banks and banking supervisory authorities across the world, leader of ERM expert group (2012) and member of the Reputational risk expert group (2013)
In 2013 she moved to Beijing in 2013, studied Chinese at BUCT and UIBE for 3 terms. After that she worked 3 years at Beijing United Family Hospital in Patient Services & Relations. Since 2018, was hired by EdF (Électricité de France) as Internal Control Director, responsible to deploy and manage the risk assessments, internal control and audit functions and in general develop strategies to promote a culture of control and strengthen the corporate governance in EDF China. Collaborate with E&C and Legal team on compliance, anti- fraud & corruption mitigation strategies. Coordinate and assure compliance of internal policies and control procedures. Liaise with headquarters (Paris, France) on risk and internal control matters.
- COO, BSI Training
- BSI Chief Expert and global expert
- MBA of Columbia University, Canada
- CCAA QMS Auditor
- CCAA information security auditor
- CCAA IT service management system auditor
- Member of CSCA, Canada
- APMG PRINCEII Tutor
Mr Liu Zhe achieved MBA from Columbia University, Canada. He is a member of the Canadian supply chain Association. He has been a consultant, project manager, vice president of operations and other positions. He has more than 8 years of international management training experience and 5 years of project management experience. He has provided training services to a number of companies in North America and China, and has accumulated many years of experience in the fields of strategic landing, business process optimisation, operating system analysis, management data mining, performance management and project management, consulting in the fields of high technology, banking, aviation, IT, logistics, manufacturing, education and training, etc.
Dow Jones Risk & Compliance
Mr Johnson Ma is the Director at Dow Jones China, responsible for Risk & Compliance business and solutions. In his role, Johnson work closely with Chinese corporates & financial institutions to establish dialogue with regulators. Johnson also contributes thought leadership positions around the strategic direction of the broader R&C innovation, branding, positioning, and value proposition to the Industry.
As a specialist, Johnson also develops published articles, for the like of CFIUS (Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States), Anti-Money Laundering and Sanction Compliance, etc. Before joining Dow Jones, Johnson worked as the Director of Global Trading at a US FinTech company.
Mr Johnson Ma has been a researcher of China Consumer Economics Institute since 2014 and a tutor of University of International Business and Economics, a position he has held since from 2012. Mr Johnson Ma is also a member of the Expert Committee of the National Compliance Management Research Institute the since 2019.
Group Internal Audit Director
Matthias Klein became Group Internal Audit Director of Fraud and Task Force at Faurecia on April 1, 2019. In this role, he is responsible for investigations of serious and complex fraud cases as well as special engagements. Prior to this role, he was Group Internal Audit Director for Eastern Europe at Faurecia and was responsible for all internal audit activities in this region.
Before joining Faurecia, Matthias served as Head of Corporate Audit for Greater China at SAP In this role, he managed fraud investigations and operational audits in Greater China. Previously, he established the internal audit function for one of SAP's subsidiaries.
Matthias received his B.A. from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He also holds Master degrees from Ecole Superieure de Commerce, Montpellier, France and from Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany.
Chief Compliance Officer
Inspur Power Commercial Systems Co Ltd
Pamela Lew is currently the Chief Compliance Officer for Inspur Power Systems (an IBM and Inspur Joint venture company). She has over 18 years of cross regional compliance and business controls experience in financial and operational processes, regulatory auditing, Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance, business process evaluation and fraud investigation. Pamela is passionate about business ethics and integrity, business partner experience, and has a keen interest in using data analytics and predictive analysis as key preventions for managing compliance programs. Pamela has expertise in leadership building, providing risk management expertise to critical business operations and value-add in a cross cultural challenging environment whilst maintaining integrity and regulatory compliance. Pamela is advocates transparency and is a compliance influencer and dedicated people motivator.
Head of Legal Affairs and Sourcing, Market Area North East Asia
Ericsson (China) Communications Co Ltd
Regional General Counsel with responsible for all legal matters for the Ericsson Group in Asia. Located in Beijing with a team of 10 legal counsels in Asia.
Responsible for Ericsson’s local procurement in Asia; amounting to USD 1 billion spend annually. Team of 35 sourcing employees located in Asia.
Member of the leadership team for the market area, reporting to the Head of the Market Area and the global General Counsel. Sales for market area amounted to USD 2.65 billion in 2019.
APAC Legal Director at TI Fluid Systems
Stanley Lui is TI Automotive’s Legal Director for the APAC region, mainly dealing with the legal and risk aspects in both the selling and manufacturing fronts. Between 2015 and 2018, he served as the Head of Legal and Compliance for the APAC of Hilti (construction material manufacturer); one of his key functions is formulating and directing compliance programs. Prior to that, Stanley worked five and a half years at Nobel Biocare – a medical device manufacturer – as its General Counsel for APAC where he was responsible for procuring legal, compliance and risk related advice to various business functions. Stanley has also worked for the Fire and Security unit of United Technology Corporation (2007 to 2009) and local apparel retailer G2000 (2005 to 2007).
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