After living and working in Shanghai for over 7 years and as a regular China visitor, Simon Stokes is now based in the UK with frequent trips to China, advising clients on their China initiatives. Simon’s China-value lies in his unique personal insights, stories, observations and case studies and his ability to show business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors how to engage profitably with a fast-changing China.
A keynote speaker at financial services forums in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and the UK, and as a contributor to retail financial services media, Simon is an essential source of information for anyone needing to know how to do business in China. Simon has an extensive network of China connections. He was Vice Chairman of the Irish Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai and a member of the Corporate Governance focus group of the Shanghai British Chamber of Commerce.
In 2009 Simon was appointed professor at Shanghai JiaoTong University’s International Continuing Education Centre. He also lectured part-time to EMBAs at the prestigious Antai College of Economics & Management (ranked #7 globally by the Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking 2016). Simon has access to an extensive network of JiaoTong EMBAs covering the broad China economy.
Of Irish background, Simon Stokes holds both an MA and BBS in business from Trinity College, Dublin University.
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