An insight into China: Matthew Rous, Chief Executive, China-Britain Business Council

Matthew is currently the Chief Executive of China-Britain Business Council. He previously served in the Foreign Office, and he was posted to China and other Asian countries in various capacities, most recently as Consul General in Guangzhou.

Matthew will draw on his experience of leading British engagement with China to give an overview of the work CBBC is doing to promote trade and investment between China and Britain and to foster partnerships between the two countries.

 

About the speaker:

Matthew joined CBBC in September 2017 after 26 years in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office working as a career diplomat, most recently as British Consul-General in Guangzhou. Matthew read Modern and Medieval Languages at Churchill College, Cambridge, subsequently studied Mandarin Chinese at SOAS, and is a graduate of the Major Projects Leadership Academy at the Oxford University, Saïd Business School.