Gary Miller, Partner in Dispute Resolution and Head of the firm's Asia Desk, will present at the London Business School China Business Forum at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in London on 25 May 2018. The forum is one of the largest student-led China-focused business forums in Europe.
Gary will moderate a panel discussion focused on 'Young Leaders: Talents with World Visions'. Panellists include: Professor Guy S. Liu, Head of Peking University HSBC Business School; Ruth Lau, Managing Director at Great China Partners and a Partner at Asiability Consulting and at Trinity Technology Investment; Monica Lin, Managing Partner at Hywin Wealth; Qun Yang, Executive Director at Wo+Men's Leadership Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School; and Lin Yue, Executive Director of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
The forum, now in its seventh year, is committed to offering delegates opportunities to learn the latest business trends, share innovative business ideas, discuss potential business opportunities and network with world business leaders. The main theme of this year's forum is “Does China Still Need the West?”, with sub-topics including:
- The New China – The Rising Power: An exploration of China’s rising economic and political power.
- Sinovation – The Golden Era: A presentation of some of the best known Chinese companies to demonstrate China’s migration from “made-in-China” to “created-in-China”.
- Technology & Entrepreneurship – The Power Shift: A look into the interplay between technological advancements and the proliferation of start-up ecosystem in China.
- Fashion & Luxury Goods – When East Meets West: Some of the best fashion / luxury goods icons, both from the East and West, take us through the journey of China’s evolving role in the sector.
- Young Leaders – Talents with a Global Vision: Young leaders of our generations discuss how they leverage their global experience to collaborate, compete and integrate with others in a rapidly-changing and increasingly competitive world.
Gary started his career in Hong Kong, where he advised both domestic and international clients on cross-border transactions and asset recovery issues, particularly where structures such as foundations and trusts were used. He returned to London in the 1990s to join Mishcon de Reya but still regularly travels throughout China and Asia.