China Dispatches: The European Chamber Podcast

The official podcast of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China. Sharing on-the-ground insights from European business leaders and experts. Listen in for open discussions about China on current events, policy updates and the experiences of those doing business across the country.

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Episode 2: Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Episode 2: Breaking the Glass Ceiling

In the second episode Breaking the Glass Ceiling, we look at the European Chamber’s Cross-industry Mentor Initiative (CIMI). We are joined by mentor-mentee pairing Joerg Wuttke, Vice President and Chief Representative of BASF China and President of European Chamber, and Gloria Zhou, Head of Strategy and Business Portfolio at BP China, who share their mentoring experience and explain how the CIMI is different from other in-house mentor programmes. Guest speaker Sarah Wagner, Project Manager at GIZ, moderates the discussion.

The European Chamber launched this programme at the end of 2019, with a focus on improving female representation at senior management and board level in China. If you want to know more about the CIMI and would like to apply to become a mentee, please visit our website.

Episode 1: The Journey Home

In the inaugural episode, hear from Chamber insiders Vice President Massimo Bagnasco, and staff members Carl Hayward, Jacob Gunter and Tom Groot Haar as they discuss the ever-shifting policy landscape and the challenges they faced when trying to return to China during the COVID-19 pandemic. On the agenda: Recent policy updates, enduring uncertainty while stuck abroad, navigating the return-visa labyrinth, and tips for surviving and thriving during quarantine.

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Webinar Playback: Peak Globalisation? The Future of EU-China-US Relations

The Future of EU-China-US Relations

To celebrate the European Chamber’s 20th anniversary, the European Chamber hosted a ‘VIP Webinar Series’ in May 2020 with the world’s leading industry experts, scholars, political consultants and strategists, on a variety of topics including economy, politics, technology, sustainability, EU-China Relation and EU-China-US Triangle.

This webinar was held on 28th May. European Chamber President Joerg Wuttke led a webinar discussion with three champions of multilateralism to get a better grip on the EU-China-US triangle and the directions that their relations may go in.

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