Co-founder & Executive President
Niche Project Management Consultancy
As co-founder and Executive President of EB for 5 years, I am a proactive leader that likes to make things happen! I like to see potential in people, work together with them and help them succeed. I started my Career in Accenture and have had an exciting career journey though being a contractor at HSBC and being an entrepreneur too. Currently I am a Financial Services Consultant in a niche company that specialises in Project Management.
If you have any dreams / projects you would like to fulfil, let’s have a good conversation. After that the possibilities are endless!
Zhiyi You is a strategy consultant and entrepreneur from China.
He is currently working as an Assistant Director, Strategy and Operations at EY Global. He joined the firm in September 2014 at the London office. Prior to joining EY, Zhiyi obtained MSc Business Administration from Católica-Lisbon School of Business & Economics and MSc Management from Lancaster University. He graduated from University of International Relations in 2012, with a degree in Communication. He also took an exchange programme at Vienna University of Economics and Business.
Zhiyi has a broad consulting experience across a number of industries, such as Government, Technology, Automotive, Retail, Banking etc. Zhiyi is also a co-founder of a leading career education company in the UK. He is passionate about helping students navigate through career hurdles and enhance students’ employability. Besides, Zhiyi has been actively running and participating a number of Chinese networks in the UK in order to build the community for talented young Chinese leaders.
Xin Huang is currently working for ICE, managing a software development team delivering OTC pricing data. He studied Computer Science for his bachelor and master degrees, and was previously working for Barclays Capital and Goldman Sachs.
Having spent 3 years in the consulting practice at EY focusing on big data and FinTech, Shen is now working within the Technology in M&A practice at KPMG. Shen specialises in advising both buy & sell sides on the impact of technology during M&A transactions and IPO's. Shen is also actively involved in China-related deals and was involved in a number of most high-profile UK-China transactions in recent years.
Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Jianxiong is a Lawyer (Qualified in New York) at CMS, he focuses on corporate practices, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity transactions. Jianxiong has a LLM degree at Harvard Law School and a LLB degree at University of International Relations.
Bowen is currently working in commercial banking at HSBC. She is also responsible for events marketing at Eastern Blossoms. If you have great ideas and want to collaborate, why not get in touch?
Siyi sits in Solutions and Digital in KPMG, where she works with clients to help them transform their Finance functions through the implementation of leading cloud-based application – Oracle. Prior to joining KPMG, Siyi completed her higher education in China (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China), Taiwan (Feng Chia University) and the UK (Queen Mary University of London). Siyi is a life enthusiast and very passionate about developing networks among Chinese professionals in the UK. She's also the key contact of KPMG's China Club in Northern Offices.
ChinaGenie Intercultural Consultancy
Gennie is the Founder of ChinaGenie Intercultural Consultancy and has been in cultural training business since 2004. She is a Country Specialist, Cultural Awareness Training Consultant and Executive Coach with professional work experience in China, UK, Australia and Saudi Arabia. Gennie Specializes in cross cultural management training and this ranges from one-on-one executive coaching to large in house group training programs.
Her client lists Include MNCs and large corporations in the UK, Germany and the USA such as SCB, Unilever, BHP, USB, LVMH, SKM, Nestle, SPS, T-Systems, Abagri, AGCO, UCL, University of Birmingham, EDF, BlueScope STeel, Abcam, etc.
Gennie is a licensed business culture trainer and a member of SIETAR UK. She holds an M.A. in International Communication, B.A. in Business Studies and English, City & Guilds Adult Education Teaching Certificate and Assessors’ Awards.
Regional Executive Vice President
Yuchen is an Assurance Senior Associate at PwC and an ACA qualified Chartered Accountant. Yuchen has more than 3 year's experience in external auditing services across a diverse client portfolio in the UK. Her clients include listed companies, private equity-backed entities, multi-national companies and private companies, with a vast spectrum of industries including Private Finance Initiative (PFI), retail & distribution, aerospace engine manufacturing, Construction, Manufacturing, Transportation and Technology.
Yuchen is continuing to lead the EB Manchester team following the good example set by Lilian Liu who successfully brought EB to Manchester. EB Manchester is formed by a group of enthusiastic young professionals based in the region and has been bringing its influence to the Chinese young professional community in the North West since January 2019 and the number of members continues to grow rapidly.
Regional Executive Vice President
Lilian is a Chartered Accountant originated from Hong Kong, with wide range of client portfolio in the UK and Asia Pacific. She worked for PwC HK for 6 years and transferred to PwC UK in 2017. She is also a member of The Rotary Club of Manchester and used to be the General Secretary of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Alumni Association.
Lilian has been leading the EB Manchester team which is formed by a group of enthusiastic young professionals based in the region. EB Manchester has been bringing its influence to the Chinese young professional community in the North West since January 2019 and the number of members continues to grow rapidly.