George Gu – Keynote Speaker

China Business Author and Commentator

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Specialist Subjects

  • Management and Strategy
  • Economics and Investment
  • Asia/China


  • Chinese


George Gu is a journalist, writer and business consultant based in Guangdong, China. He has more than two decades of experience focusing on doing business in China.


He has worked for a diverse group of global multinationals and banks such as Prudential Securities, Lazard, and State Street Bank. He has experience of stock markets, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, joint ventures, business expansion and restructuring with a particular focus on China.


George Gu is also a renowned commentator who has published widely on China’s current political and business affairs, globalisation, international relations, investment, business and management.


He has written dozens of research papers and interviews, which have appeared in newspapers and magazines globally, including Asia Times, Beijing Review, The Seoul Times, Financial Sense, Gurus Online, Money Week, World Association of International Studies, Executive Digest, Asia Venture Capital Journal, Online Opinion, and Sinomania. His books and research publications are widely used in universities, research centers and institutions around the world.


George Gu is also an informal advisor to numerous media outlets such as Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Dow Jones, Business Week, Le Monde, Time Magazine, Expresso Weekly, Brazil Globe, and Euromoney.


He is a regular speaker at corporate conferences and has given lectures at companies, universities, and institutions all over the world. He is a guest professor at several leading Chinese universities.

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