20th - 21st November 2018

Cambridge China Forum

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Keynote Speakers

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Humayun Sheikh
Co-founder and CEO

Fetch.ai

Yunming Shao

Yunming Shao
Vice General Manager

TusPark Holdings UK

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Alan Hirzel
CEO

Abcam

Ting Zhang 2018

Ting Zhang
Founder and CEO

Crayfish.io

Alan Barrell

Alan Barrell
Chairman

Cambridge Worldwide Associates

Yike Guo

Professor Yike Guo
Director

Data Science Institute, Imperial College London

Apolline Blandin

Apolline Blandin
Research Manager

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School

Martin Rigby

Martin Rigby
Managing Director

ET Capital

Jinzhao Li

Jinzhao Li
Co-founder and Director

Cambridge China Centre

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Ray Anderson
CEO and Founder

Bango

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Dr Li Su
Principle Investigator, Computational Psychiatry

Old Age Psychiatry Group in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridg

GuyBrandon

Guy Brandon
Founder

Blockworm

Derek Long

Derek Long
Head of Telcoms and Mobile

Cambridge Consultants

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Professor C R Lowe, OBE, FREng, FInstP, FRSC
Found Director

Institute of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge

Dr Xiangyu Sheng

Dr Xiangyu Sheng
Technical Director

Capita

John Bridge from Cambridge Chamber of Commerce. Picture: Keith Heppell

Mr John Bridge
Chief Executive

Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce

01 Sunan Jiang

Sunan Jiang
Minister Counsellor for Science & Technology

Chinese Embassy in the UK

04 Alan Pain

Mr Alan Pain
Regional Director

Department for International Trade (DIT)

18 Ian Sandison

Mr Ian Sandison
CEO

Cambridge BID

20 Professor Pete Tyler

Professor Pete Tyler
Director of Studies in Land Economy at St. Catharine’s College

Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge

24 Paul Bourgeois

Paul Bourgeois
Head of Sustainability

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

23 Sylvia_Lu

Sylvia Lu
Sr. Engineer

Cellular Technology

13 Dr Wei Sun

Dr Wei Sun
Lead Software Engineer

Beweb Direct Limited

25 Lester Haoda Li

Mr Lester Haoda Li
Head of Global Institutional Business

Huobi UK

07 Simone Warren

Simone Warren
Managing Director, UKI & Nordics,

Alibaba Cloud

27 Cheng Shen

Cheng Shen
Senior Data Scientist

Elsevier/RELX

34 Peter Whale

Peter Whale
Founder and Director

Vision Formers

26 Steve Marsh

Dr Steve Marsh
Founder & CEO

GeoSpock

32 Dr Richard Dybowski

Dr Richard Dybowski
AI Researcher & Mathematical Modeller

Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge

29 Dr Vivian Chan-Sparrho

Dr Vivian Chan
CEO

Sparrho

15 Qun Yang

Ms Qun Yang
co-founder

Biorbyt

09 Dr Eden Yin

Dr Eden Yin
Senior Lecturer in Marketing, Director of the MPhil in Management Programme

Cambridge Judge Business School

08 Dr Stephen Pattison

Dr Stephen Pattison
VP of Public Affairs

ARM

30 Dr Anna Cupani

Dr Anna Cupani
Stakeholder Engagement Manager

Imperial College London

35 Dr Simon Haworth

Dr Simon Haworth
Founder The Sino-UK Fund

Dynasty Biotechnology

17 Bo Ji

Bo Ji
Assistant Dean

Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

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Humayun Sheikh

Co-founder and CEO – Fetch.ai

With his fourth major venture, Humayun is the founder, backer and CEO of Fetch.AI. Humayun is a true entrepreneur and visionary. His first venture brought an entirely new way of thinking to the steel recycling sector, building his company Metallis from start-up to £40m in six years. He was a lead investor in DeepMind, having the vision to provide early-stage support to artificial intelligence & deep neural network technology. In addition, he was an early investor in PLUMgrid, the cloud solution provider acquired by VMWare. Humayun studied nanotechnology at Cranfield University and considers Blockchain, AI and Machine learning as his key focus areas as Fetch.AI brings the benefits of ‘Autonomous Economic Agents’ to the world, via its innovative decentralised network.

Yunming Shao

Yumnimg Shao

Vice General Manager – TusPark Holdings UK

Dr. Yunming Shao is the Vice President and the Head of Investment of TusPark Holdings (UK) Limited. He joined the parent company, TusHoldings, as a senior investment manager in 2015. TusHoldings manages the world’s biggest university science park and incubator network, and controls multiple listed and private technological and healthcare companies, with the aim to deal with complex global challenges and improve the quality of life through science and technology innovations. Before that, he was a director of a listed Singaporean water company.

He has a master’s degree in engineering from Tsinghua University and a Doctor of Engineering degree from the Technical University of Munich, Germany.

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Alan Hirzel

CEO – Abcam

Alan is passionate about leading and growing mission driven businesses.  As CEO of Abcam, he has a keen focus on the consumer, helping Abcam’s strategic vision to be a successful global business by placing the customer at the heart of the business.  He is leading the company to become the most influential life science company for researchers worldwide and in leading this change, he has implemented a strategy that focuses on serving needs better and faster than anyone in the life science industry.  Doing so has required a transformation of organisation, IT, and process.  He is curious about biology, precision medicine, artificial intelligence, and organisation culture as a means to competitive advantage.

Prior to joining Abcam, Alan was a Partner with Bain & Company helping companies grow organically and through acquisition. Earlier in his career, he led product innovation efforts for several brands at Kraft Foods. He was trained as a life scientist at Cornell University. He also has a passion for social enterprise and has worked to increase the scale and impact of social entrepreneurs and government organisations globally.

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Ting Zhang

Founder and CEO – Crayfish.io

Known as one of leading China business experts in the UK, Ting has 20+ years experience of UK-China international business, trade and investment. Ting first came to the UK to study in the University of Cambridge, and then in 2001, foreseeing the increasing trade between the UK and China, Ting left her career as a banker in the City of London to set up China Business Solutions which then became one of the most reputable China specialist consultancies in Europe. She has personally coached many British entrepreneurs and helped them achieve better results in doing business with China.

In her continuous pursuit for a more efficient and affordable way to facilitate international trade with China, Ting launched Crayfish.io in 2017, the first online platform dedicated to English-Chinese bilingual business services.

Alan Barrell

Alan Barrell

Chairman – Cambridge Worldwide Associates

Alan has worked in Health Care and Medical Research, as Chairman and Chief Executive of large multi-national companies and smaller technology start-ups. He teaches in Universities in UK, Europe, North America and Asia with Professorships in European and Chinese Universities. He has raised and managed a Venture Capital Fund and, is a Business Angel Investor and Trustee of charities. His current work is focussed heavily on the development of UK-China Trade and Relationships including cross-continental investment. Most recently appointed Chairman of a 3billion RMB Chinese Technology Venture Fund. Alan promotes the vision of “A World Without Borders”.

Yike Guo

Professor Yike Guo

Director – Data Science Institute, Imperial College London

Yike Guo is a Professor of Computing Science in the Department of Computing at Imperial College London. He is the founding Director of the Data Science Institute at Imperial College, as well as leading the Discovery Science Group in the department. Professor Guo also holds the position of CTO of the tranSMART Foundation, a global open source community using and developing data sharing and analytics technology for translational medicine.

Apolline Blandin

Apolline Blandin

Research Manager  – Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School

Apolline Blandin is a research manager at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF). She is part of the cryptoasset and blockchain research team. She graduated from Peking University and the London School of Economics with a dual masters degree in International Affairs. Her research previously focused on mobile finance and financial inclusion in China. Before joining CCAF, she was the head of European affairs at the French national association of digital entrepreneurs and investors.

Martin Rigby

Martin Rigby

Managing Director – ET Capital

Martin Rigby, is managing director of ET Capital Limited. He has been a venture capital investor for over 25 years making and managing investments in over 40 innovative technology businesses, principally in network services, software and hardware. Before founding ETCapital in 1992, he was an investment manager at 3i plc in Cambridge specialising in early stage technology investments. He is co-founder and CEO of Psonar, the Pay Per Play streaming music service optimised for mobile, and he sits on the board of Bango plc, the AIM quoted mobile payments provider. He is chairman of FSE Fund Managers, the equity investment arm of the FSE Group and is an independent director of The Cascade Seed Fund which invests in university spin-outs in south east England. He is also chairman of MJog, the hybrid messaging service provider. He is an advisory board member of The Bettany Centre for Entrepreneurship at Cranfield University. He read history for his first degree at New College, Oxford, has an MBA from Cranfield and a degree in IT and Computing from The Open University.

Jinzhao Li

Jinzhao Li

Co-founder and Director – Cambridge China Centre

Jinzhao Li has two decades’ experience in international education, culture and tourism sectors, including a senior management role with the world’s largest education group – New Oriental Education & Tech Grp (NYSE: EDU). In 2012 she founded the well-respected First UK Education and Tourism Ltd, which delivers regular high-level tours from China to Cambridge.

With roots in both Cambridge and China, and a deep and sympathetic understanding of both British and Chinese cultures, Jinzhao Li, together with co-founders Sophie Yang, Jiajin Wang and Weimin Li, founded Cambridge China Centre, with great passion and mission to facilitate cross-cultural communication and drive mutually prosperous Cambridge-China business relationships.

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Ray Anderson

CEO and Founder – Bango

Ray has over 30 years experience in starting, growing and selling businesses. He was named ‘Business Person of the Year’ in 2012. Ray co-founded Bango in 1999 after realizing that the convergence of the internet with the ubiquity of mobile phones could open up huge opportunities for content and service providers. Prior to Bango Ray established IXI which created the industry standard network GUI – X.desktop. IXI was an early leader in the creation of the web. It sponsored the first ever WWW conference at CERN and shipped the world’s first commercial web browser.

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Dr Li Su

Principle Investigator, Computational Psychiatry – Old Age Psychiatry Group in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge

Dr Li Su is a Principle Investigator leading the Computational Psychiatry theme in the Old Age Psychiatry Group in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge and an affiliated member of the EPSRC Centre for Mathematical Imaging in Healthcare. He is a research Fellow at Clare Hall, Cambridge. He leads the NeuroTechnology Core Facility in Institute for Neuroscience. He is also a visiting professor and the founding director for the China-UK Centre for Cognition and Ageing Research in Southwest University in Chongqing, China. He also leads neuroimaging research in PREVENT-dementia, a multi-centre international consortium. He has a distinguished track record in the development of innovative and original methods of imaging analysis and their applications to psychiatric and late-life degenerative disorders, and has expertise in MR, PET, EEG and MEG, as well as multimodal computational modelling. Recently, these areas have received multi-million-pound infrastructure investments in Cambridge. He has a very impressive track record of several high impact papers, many of which have been widely cited and made real impact on the field. He also has a remarkable and growing record of successful grant income including a highly prestigious senior fellowship from Alzheimer’s Research UK. He has been given the International College of Geriatric Psychoneuropharmacology Junior Investigator Award (2015) and International Psychogeriatric Association Junior Research Award in Psychogeriatrics (2016).

GuyBrandon

Guy Brandon

Founder – Blockworm

Guy Brandon is a communicator and consultant who has been active in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space for five years. His work covers messaging and strategy, from core concept development and content creation to token structure and economic model. He has contributed to a wide range of initiatives, including the Waves blockchain platform and crypto rewards system Incent Loyalty.

Derek Long

Derek Long

Head of Telcoms and Mobile – Cambridge Consultants

As head of telecoms and mobile at Cambridge Consultants, Derek leads the company’s collaboration within the sector. Central to Derek’s role at Cambridge Consultants is helping create breakthrough innovation that transforms the delivery of high-performance communication for their partners; from mobile carriers and ISPs, to vendors and component manufacturers. With over 20 years’ experience in mobile technology, Derek has held a range of multinational senior management roles and has a wealth of expertise across all generations of mobile and broadband technology, including LTE-A and 5G. Derek holds a PhD in telecommunications from the University of Bristol.

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Professor C R Lowe, OBE, FREng, FInstP, FRSC

Found Director – Institute of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge

Professor Christopher R. Lowe was founder Director of the Institute of Biotechnology at the University of Cambridge and conducts research in both diagnostics and therapeutics in the healthcare biotechnology sector. He is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Physics and the Royal Society of Chemistry. He has 395 peer-reviewed publications, 8 books and monographs, >100 patents and has supervised >95 PhD students and has a number of national and international prizes: “Queen’s Award for Technological Achievement”; “Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education”; “Most Entrepreneurial Scientist of the UK”; OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours; BBSRC Commercial Innovator of the Year in 2011. He has been the driving force for the establishment of 11 spin-out companies including ProMetic Biosciences Inc (Market Cap $1.9-2.1B), Cambridge Sensors Ltd, Paramata Ltd, Psynova Neurotech Ltd and Royale Therapeutics Ltd., has a number of directorships and fosters entrepreneurship within the University via a Master’s in Bioscience Enterprise, the University’s Seed Fund Committee (Cambridge Enterprise) and other Business School and student-led activities. He is active in various government committees and in a number of legal and entrepreneurial roles. His group’s primary research interest is in healthcare biotechnology, particularly where it is applied to the biopharmaceutical, sensors and diagnostics and enzyme and microbial technology sectors. The work is highly multidisciplinary and not only covers aspects of molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology, chemistry, physics, electronics and engineering, but also the entire range from fundamental science to strategic and applied science. He is currently Director of the newly established Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences (CATS) within the University of Cambridge.

Dr Xiangyu Sheng

Dr Xiangyu Sheng

Technical Director – Capita

With over 25 years’ experience in environment and climate change sector, Dr Xiangyu Sheng is currently a Technical Director at Capita. She is a Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society (FRMets), a Chartered Engineer (CEng), a Chartered Physicist (CPhys), a Chartered Scientist (CSci) and a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) in the UK. She is an Expert Member of Environmental Modelling Committee for Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE), China. Dr Sheng is a member of Newnham Associates, a group of senior alumnae of Newnham College, Cambridge University.

Dr Sheng was a committee member of the Environment and Water Sector Advisory Group (EWSAG), UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) (2008~2012). She was a Co-Founder (2000) and Chair (2002~2005) of UK–China Association of Environment and Resources (UK-CARE). She also served as a Vice President of Federation of Chinese Professional Societies in the UK (FCPS-UK) (2004 ~2010).

John Bridge from Cambridge Chamber of Commerce. Picture: Keith Heppell

Mr John Bridge

Chief Executive – Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce
01 Sunan Jiang

Sunan Jiang

Minister Counsellor for Science & Technology – Chinese Embassy in the UK
04 Alan Pain

Mr Alan Pain

Regional Director – Department for International Trade (DIT)
18 Ian Sandison

Mr Ian Sandison

CEO – Cambridge BID
20 Professor Pete Tyler

Professor Pete Tyler

Director of Studies in Land Economy at St. Catharine’s College – Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
24 Paul Bourgeois

Paul Bourgeois

Head of Sustainability – Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority
23 Sylvia_Lu

Sylvia Lu

Sr. Engineer – Cellular Technology
13 Dr Wei Sun

Dr Wei Sun

Lead Software Engineer – Beweb Direct Limited
25 Lester Haoda Li

Mr Lester Haoda Li

Head of Globaal Institutional Business – Huobi UK
07 Simone Warren

Simone Warren

Managing Director, UKI & Nordics – Alibaba Cloud
27 Cheng Shen

Cheng Shen

Senior Data Scientist – Elsevier/RELX
34 Peter Whale

Peter Whale

Founder and Director – Vision Formers
26 Steve Marsh

Dr Steve Marsh

Founder & CEO – GeoSpock
32 Dr Richard Dybowski

Dr Richard Dybowski

AI Researcher & Mathematical Modeller – Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge
29 Dr Vivian Chan-Sparrho

Dr Vivian Chana

CEO – Sparrho
15 Qun Yang

Ms Qun Yang

Co-founder  – Biorbyt
09 Dr Eden Yin

Dr Eden Yin

Senior Lecturer in Marketing, Director of the MPhil in Management Programme – Cambridge Judge Business School
08 Dr Stephen Pattison

Dr Stephen Pattison

VP of Public Affairs – ARM
30 Dr Anna Cupani

Dr Anna Cupani

Stakeholder Engagement Manager – Imperial College London
35 Dr Simon Haworth

Dr Simon Haworth

Founder The Sino-UK Fund – Dynasty Biotechnology
17 Bo Ji

Bo Ji

Assistant Dean – Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

UK based Delegation One-Day Ticket for the 20 November 2018 excl. Gala dinner: £ 220+VAT

UK based Delegation Gala dinner on the 20 November 2018: £80+VAT

UK based Delegation One-Day Ticket for the 20 November 2018: £ 300+VAT

Welcoming UK |China delegates, the ticket includes plenaries, tracks, business lunch, exhibition, tea/coffee breaks, and Gala Dinner on the 20th November 2018.

Designed as an intimate, bespoke event, only 50 one-day tickets available to purchase.

China based Delegation Two-Day Ticket for the 20 & 21 November 2018: £480 +VAT

Two-day tickets are only available to delegates travelling from China as the agenda of Day 2 will be tailored for them to gain a greater understanding of the Cambridge Phenomenon and will include bespoke tracks and corporate visits.

For 2 Day Ticket please contact enquiry@cambridgechinacentre.org