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Expert in Commercial Health Insurance Market in China

Expert ID: 730293 China

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Expert is Founder and Secretary General of the China Commercial Health Insurance Forum (CCHIF), China’s first independent forum for high-level info exchange and dialogue on commercial health insurance development. The CCHIF brings together stakeholders with an aim to enable them to provide constructive regulatory guidance for the emerging market. He was previously Senior Strategy Consultant (Director) at Lenovo Group and Consultant to the China Family Planning Association on change management helping to empower the 98 million-member nationwide network with a holistic approach to health promotion/preventive health through private sector participation. Prior to that, he was Executive Assistant President of iKang, China’s leading healthcare management Service Company, with responsibilities for strategic planning, operations management, BD, PR/GR, as well as insurance/legal matters. Earlier, he was an Investment Banker on Wall Street, and held research positions in both US and China, having consulted for clients such as the World Bank, UNICEF, and China's leading think-tanks. Expert is a Healthcare & Biomedical Council Educator with Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG), with which he has both consulted with clients 1x1 and successfully delivered webcast seminars on Chinese healthcare and health insurance topics. He also consults as a healthcare industry expert with global expert networks such as Coleman Research Group and Guidepoint Global.

Gerson Lehrman Group, Healthcare & Biomedical Council Educator (top 50%), 1x1 consultation, private visits, global webcastChina Family Planning Association (CFPA), 2nd-track organization of China's Population & Family Planning Commission, on change management and public-private partnershipWorld Bank Institute, Corporate Governance Program, independent consultation on Corporate Social Responsibility practices in US financial services industryUnited Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), on primary health in rural ChinaChina's State Council Development Research Center, on Internet and international relations


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2006 Degree: JD Subject: Law - Corporate/Finance Institution: Boston University School of Law
Year: 2003 Degree: SM Subject: Political Economy & International Relations Institution: MIT
Year: 1997 Degree: BA Subject: Diplomatic Studies Institution: Peking University
Year: 1995 Degree: Certificate of completion Subject: Asian Studies Institution: Sophia University (Tokyo, Japan)

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2009 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Secretary General & Principal Consultant Department:
General management of China's 1st independent forum for health insurance stakeholders; principal consultant & spokesperson
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2009 to 2010 Employer: LENOVO Title: Senior Strategy Consultant (Director) Department: Global Emerging Markets Group Strategy & Operations
Strategic planning, communication, monitoring & review for Lenovo's 6 global emerging market regions; principally responsible for China
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2008 to 2009 Employer: iKang Guobin Healthcare Group Title: Executive Assistant President, Board Secretary Department:
Oversaw corporate strategy, operations, investor & public relations, and legal departments
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2007 to 2008 Employer: American Union Securities, Inc. Title: Vice President Department: IBD
Deal sourcing, financial advisory, reverse merger advisory, investor relations, compliance and financial reporting
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2004 to 2006 Employer: International Consortium for Law & Development (ICLAD) Title: Senior Fellow & Editor Department:
Conducted research on legislative methodology and relation to development
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2001 to 2002 Employer: World Bank Institute Title: Consultant Department: Corporate Governance
Independent research and consultation on US financial sector and corporate social responsibility

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2009 to 2010 Agency: China Family Planning Association Role: Consultant, Public-Private Partnership Description: Independently consulted on on change management helping to empower the 98 million-member nationwide network with a holistic approach to health promotion/preventive health through private sector participation.
Years: 2005 to 2006 Agency: Massachusetts State House Role: Legislative Consultant Description: Provided consultation on legislative techniques and methodology; participated in research on state-level legislative mechanism in MA, USA

Additional Experience

Marketing Experience
Founded and manage the daily consulting operations of China Commercial Health Insurance Forum (CCHIF), which was exclusively established for the purpose of facilitating high level information exchange and constructive dialogue among policy makers, researchers, healthcare professionals, insurance providers, and other stakeholders on issues pertaining to commercial health insurance development in China. Invited to consult 1x1 and through webcast as healthcare industry expert by expert networks incl. Gerson Lehrman Group.
Other Relevant Experience
China market expertise

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English native-level proficiency
Chinese (Mandarin) native language

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