The Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce and the EU-China Business Association, in cooperation with The Conference Board, are delighted to invite you to an in-person briefing focusing on "China's Growth Outlook and Policy Shifts in an Era of Geopolitical Uncertainty - Implications for European Companies", which will take place on October 9 at 16h00 CEST, atThe Conference Board, Chaussée de La Hulpe 178 - 6th floor, 1170 Brussels.
During this briefing, Mr. Alfredo Montufar-Helu, Head of the China Center for Economics and Business, The Conference Board, will talk about the latest trends and policy shifts impacting the Chinese market, how this is shaping the country's development priorities, and what this means in terms of challenges and opportunities for European companies.
The programme is as follows:
16h00 - 16h05: Introduction by Ms. Gwenn Sonck, Executive Director, Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce / EU-China Business Association
16h05 - 16h45: Presentation by Mr. Alfredo Montufar-Helu, Head of the China Center for Economics and Business, The Conference Board
16h45 - 17h00: Q&A Session
17h00: Networking Reception
About the speaker:
Based in China since 2013, Alfredo has focused on analysing the business implications of policy, economic and political developments for companies investing and operating in China, and in the broader Asian region. Before joining The Conference Board, Alfredo was the Beijing Director of The Economist Intelligence Corporate Network, which is the C-suite briefing and networking arm of The Economist Group. Prior to that, he was Associate Director at KPMG's Global China Practice, and worked for J Capital Research, Eurasia Group and the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Alfredo has a Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) from Georgetown University, and a BA in Political Science and International Relations from Mexico's Center of Research and Teaching in Economics (aka. CIDE). He is fluent in English and Spanish, proficient in French and Chinese and has a good working comprehension of Portuguese.