CANCELED - Founder's Talk
China Macro Group: Building an impactful consultancy in a new geopolitical era
Guest: Markus Herrmann Chen, Co-Founder and Managing Director of China Macro Group
Join us on Thursday, 8 June 2023, at 18.15 in Zurich
The Harvard Club of Switzerland would like to invite you to our Founder’s Talk, in which we invite founders of growth stage ventures to share their perspective in respective sectors, how they identified disruptive or niche opportunities, and their journey and learnings from 0 to 1..
This time, we are honored to have Markus Herrmann Chen, Co-Founder and Managing Director of China Macro Group (CMG) as our guest. CMG is a European research-based consultancy specializing in China, with offices in Zurich, Munich, and Beijing. In our conversation, Markus would share with us how to build an impactful consultancy in the new geopolitical era, how to incorporate diverse viewpoints from an increasingly multipolar world, its integrating interdisciplinary approaches, as well as their recent view on China..
This event, kindly hosted by China Macro Group, will give us a first-hand experience of starting up a consultancy in Europe, as well as the geopolitical perspective of China in the new era.
Date: Thursday, 8 June 2023, 18.15 to 20.00
Location: Engelstrasse 6, 8004 Zürich
18.15 - Arrival
18.30 - Founders Talk with Markus Herrmann Chen, Co-Founder and Managing Director
19.30 - Apero
We look forward to having you here for the conversation.
For the Harvard Club of Switzerland
Meet Markus Herrmann Chen
Markus, a Swiss-Chinese, is an experienced advisor to European corporate and public sector clients on the Chinese market and an expert in China’s economic, trade and S&T policies, political cooperation and government affairs strategies. Prior to CMG, Markus worked as Government Affairs Director with Bayer MaterialScience in China and as Management Consultant with Boston Consulting Group in its Shanghai, Hong Kong and Zurich offices.
Markus is a Strategic Advisor Europe to Caixin Global and a Foundation Board member with the Stein am Rhein Symposium (stars). He is further engaged in advisory boards with CEIBS Zurich, the Swiss-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SCCC) and the UZH AOI, and is a member of European-level China research networks ETNC, CHERN and DPC.
Markus holds a B.A. and M.A. in Law from the Universities of Geneva, Bern and Fribourg, as well as a CAS from ETHZ in public policy and a CAS from the University of Zurich in applied ethics.
About China Macro Group
CMG is a European research-based consultancy specializing in China, with offices in Zurich, Munich and Beijing. It provides original, fact-based and calibrated China policy and market analysis to advise on China strategies, cooperation concepts and negotiations for the European private sector, governments and investors. CMG is cross-cultural on all levels of the company, seeking to incorporate diverse viewpoints from an increasingly multipolar world in its analysis and integrating interdisciplinary approaches from business administration, public policy and international relations.
6:15PM Thu 8 Jun 2023, Europe/Zurich timezone
Zurich, ZH 8004 Switzerland