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Andrew K.P.Leung, SBS, FRSA

梁建邦  香港银紫荆勋, 英国皇家人文工商学院荣授院士

International and Independent China Strategist  国际独立中国策略顾问

Positions 

Chairman and CEO, Andrew Leung International Consultants Limited
(Founded in London, now re-incorporated in Hong Kong)
Honorary President, China Hong Kong Economic and Trading International Association (from 28 March, 2016) 
China Futures Fellow, Berkshire Publishing Group, Massachusetts,USA (2011-13)
Brain Trust Member, The Evian Group (global think-tank), Lausanne, Switzerland
Gerson Lehrman Group (Global Experts) Council Member
International Expert, Reuters Insight Community of Experts, Thompson Reuters
Senior Analyst, Wikistrat, a cloud-sourced global strategic consultancy
Senior Consultant, MEC International (a UK-based global strategic energy consultancy) 
Distinguished Contributor, Asymmetric Threats Contingency Alliance (ATCA) (global think-tank)
Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA)
Elected Member, Royal Society for Asian Affairs
Visiting Professor, London Metropolitan University Business School
Think-tank Research Fellow, Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai Campus, PRC (14.4.2017-13.4.2020) 
Advisory Board Member, The e-Centre, European Centre for e-Commerce and Internet Law
Advisory Board Member, The Global Analyst, India
Hong Kong Advisory Board Member, Denmark-based Executive Global Network (EGN)
Honorary Adviser, International Institute of Management (IIM
Global Commercial Agent, Changsha City, China
(The following until 19 May 2010, on permanent relocation back to Hong Kong)
Governing Council Member, King’s College London, UK (2004-2010)
Advisory Board Member, China Policy Institute, Nottingham University, UK (2005 -2010)
Founding Chairman, China Group, Institute of Directors City Branch, London, UK (2006-2010)
Vice Chairman, 48 Group Club, UK (2008-2010)
Committee Member of RSA, London Region, UK (2006-2010)
Visiting Professor, Sun Yat-sen University Business School, China (2005-10)

Included in UK's Who's Who since 2002
Awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star (SBS) in the July 2005 Hong Kong Honours List

梁建邦国际顾问公司主席 (伦敦创立现时香港注册)

中國香港國際經貿合作協會荣誉会长 (自2016年3月28日起)

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美国麻省宝库山出版集团特邀中国未来学专家 (2011-13)

瑞士洛桑环球智库 Evian Group 智嚢团成员

格尔森雷曼集团全球专家理事会成员

汤姆森路透集团投资咨询机构国际专家团专家

Wikistrat 云端来源全球战略咨询资深分析师

MEC 英国国际能源顾问公司高级顾问

ATCA环球智库特邀成员   

英国皇家人文工商学院院士 

英国皇家亚洲学会当选会员

英国伦敦城市大学商学院客座教授

欧盟电子商务和互联网法电子化中心董事会顾问

印度商业杂志”环球分析师” 董事会顾问

丹麦环球高管网络香港顾问

国际专业管理学会名誉顾问

中国长沙市商务局全球商务代埋

(下列直到 2010年5月19日永久搬迁回香港)

英国伦敦英皇大学董事 (2004-10)

英国诺丁咸大学中国政策研究中心董事 (2005-10)

英国董事商会伦敦金融城分会中国组创组主席 (2006-10)

英国48家集团会副主席 (2008-10)

英国皇家人文工商学院伦敦区理事会成员 (2006-10)

中国中山大学商学院客座教授 (2005-10)

 

2002开始获纳入英国全国 Who’s Who 名人录 

2005年获香港特别行政区政府荣授银紫荆勋衔    

Andrew is a prominent international China specialist with a 38-year career in many senior government positions in Hong Kong, including commerce, industry, banking, finance, social welfare, and overseas diplomatic representation. He began his career in the elite Administrative Service (formerly called "Cadet Service") in 1973 as "Assistant Defence Secretary" (later re-styled Assistant Secretary (Security)), responsible for policies for Hong Kong's auxiliaries and prisons services. He held a variety of other senior posts including Deputy Director-General of Industry, Deputy Secretary for Transport, and Director-General of Social Welfare. His last post was Hong Kong's official chief representative for the United Kingdom, plus 10 other EU member states in Central and Eastern Europe plus a number of countries outside the EU such as Russia, Norway and Switzerland. 

During his career, Andrew oversaw the migration and transformation of Hong Kong's industries into the Pearl River Delta as the Factory of the World. During a mid-career sabbatical, he helped set up Standard Chartered Asia Ltd, the bank's first merchant banking subsidiary in Hong Kong.

Andrew was twice sponsored by the U.S. Government for month-long visits across the US, including a month-long visit in 1990 to brief Chairmen and CEOs of Fortune 50 multinationals on China beyond Tienanmen Square. This private briefing included a one-on-one, 1-hour-and 15-minute meeting with Steve Forbes, Chief Executive of Forbes Magazine, together with his managing editor. In 2002, he was invited to Buckingham Palace in 2002 to brief Prince Andrew personally prior to HRH's first official visit to China as UK’s Special Representative for Trade and Investment. 

Andrew is now Chairman of Andrew Leung International Consultants Limited, which was first established and based in London. Since he relocated back to Hong Kong permanently on 19 May 2010, the company has since been re-incorporated in Hong Kong

Andrew has spoken on numerous business and international forums on China and has provided high-level China briefings and advice to many companies, corporations and government authorities. These include Baring Asset Management; Cazenove; F & C; Merrill Lynch; Royal Bank of Scotland; HSBC; KKR Global Macro and Asset Allocation; Citigroup; governments including Japan, Norway and Australia;The Economist; Chatham House; the Institute of Economic Affairs; the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI);The Evian Group, Switzerland; the Royal Society for Asian Affairs; the Commonwealth Business Council; Wilton Park; Asia House; the Chairman's Club; the D-Group; the East Asia Institute, Peterhouse College, Cambridge University; the Asian Studies Centre, St Anthony's College, Oxford University; Oxford Analytica; London School of Economics; the School of Oriental and African Studies; Warwick University; Reading University; Lancaster University; University College Dublin; Open University; McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin; the China Economic Association (Europe); Fudan University, Peking University and Renmin University, China.

Andrew is a regular Sponsored Speaker at many international conferences across the world including an Economist China Conference at the German Foreign Affairs Institute in Berlin; the World Money Show and the World Hi-Tech Forum in London; the East West Institute in Brussels; the Forum Istanbul, Turkey; the Aljazeera Forum in Doha, Qatar; an African Banking and Financial Institutions Conference in Accra, Ghana; a Central Banking Conference in Kuala Lumpur; and Mines and Money Conference, Finance Asia Conference, Jefferies Conference for corporate investors in Hong Kong (2012),JHI Asia-Pacific Conference in Beijing (2013), Asia TraderForum Institutional Investor event at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong (2014) and keynote speaker at a business forum in New Zealand (2014). 

Andrew appears regularly on live TV interviews on China with 'BBC (including BBC World, NewsNight, BBC New York and an appearance at Breakfast With Frost), CNBC Europe and Asia Pacific, Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg, Sky, CNN, NBC, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Aljazeera English Channel, PressTV English Channel, Russia Today (RT), Times Now of India (TV), Singapore's Channel NewsAsia, TRT (Turkish Radio and Television Corporation), Xinhua's CNC TV Channels (both Chinese and English), and CCTV (China Central Television) Beijing. 

Andrew's speaking profile can be found on CNBC (Executive Vision) at http://www.cnbc.com/id/39747269, City Speakers International at http://www.cityspeakersinternational.co.uk/speakers/speaker_andrew_leung.php and China Speakers Bureau at http://www.china-speakers-bureau.com/profiles/1405379.html
Many of Andrew's internationally published articles, commentaries, presentations, and interviews can be accessed on his website www.andrewleunginternationalconsultants.com

Andrew provided advisory consultancy to McCreight and Company Inc, USA, a leading international corporate strategy implementation firm, on Lenovo’s cultural integration with IBM. He was Editor-at-large for MEC International for a substantial international consultancy on China's energies, including geopolitical, economic, security, financial and climate change implications. He made a presentation on this at a Windsor Energy Group international conference at St George's House, Windsor Castle, to an audience of leading energy experts including senior corporate executives, academics, and the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency.

Andrew is elected as a Member of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs. He is on the Brain Trust of The Evian Group, a think-tank founded at the IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland. He has been appoined as a BAO China Futures Fellow (one of the firsts) by the Berkshire Publishing Group, Massachusetts, USA. He is a a Gerson Lehrman Group (global experts) Council Member and is a registered Reuters Insight expert with Thomas Reuters for services worldwide. He is a Distinguished Contributor on China with the Asymmetric Threats Contingency Alliance (ATCA), an influential global think-tank and is a Senior Analyst with Wikistrat, an online global strategic consultancy.

Up to his permanent relocation back to Hong Kong on 19 May, 2010, Andrew was a Vice Chairman of the China-influential 48 Group Club of the United Kingdom with historical links with the Chinese leadership. He was the Founding Chairman of the China Interest Group of the UK’s Institute of Directors City Branch. He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) as was elected to its London Region Executive Committee. He sat on the Governing Council of King's College London and on the Advisory Board of the China Policy Institute at Nottingham University.

Since 2012, Andrew is an Honorary Advisor to The Global Analyst, the flagship magazine of Hyderabad-based Media Five Publications Pvt Ltd. He also sat on the board of Multitude Foundation, a charity incorporated in Hong Kong promoting Asian art.

Andrew was a Visiting Professor with the Sun Yat-sen University Business School in China (2005-10) and remains a Visiting Professor with the London Metropolitan University Business School. He is an officially-appointed Global Commercial Agent for China's Changsha City.  Since 28 March, 2016, Andrew has become, by special invitation, the Honorary Chairman of the China Hong Kong Economic Trading International Association. 

Andrew has a B.A from the University of London, postgraduate qualification from Cambridge University, Solicitors’ qualifying examination certificates from the Law Society, Hong Kong and London, and PMD from the Harvard Business School.

Andrew has been included in UK’s Who’s Who since 2002.  He was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star (SBS) in the July 2005 Hong Kong Honours List.

Apart from fluent English and some French, Andrew speaks Cantonese and Putonghua, writes Chinese calligraphy, and paints classical Chinese paintings. His other hobbies include tennis, swimming, jogging, travelling, singing, reading and appreciation of fine foods, wines and arts.                                                                                           

Profile Links:

Executive Global Network (EGN)  (On board of Advisers)
The Global Analyst, India  (On board of Advisors)
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