Cecilia Fan, Managing Consultant
Cecilia holds an MBA from Mt. Eliza / University of Queensland, a B.A. from the Beijing Broadcasting Institute and a Master of Applied Finance degree from the joint Tsinghua University / Macquarie University program.
Her work experience is diverse, and includes stints in media production, working for the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade, managing the Australian Governments Trade office (Austrade) in Nanjing, and working as a freelance consultant, trainer and coach.
Having lived in Northern, Eastern and Southern China, she has built up has an extensive network of government and business contacts which are used for providing effective and efficient solutions for clients.
Cecilia has been working on a broad range of tasks in her 15+ years consulting career, include undertaking market research, business re-structuring, strategic advice, marketing and negotiations for Rockwell Automation, Lexmark (Printing), Universal Studios, Livestock Improvement Corp. (one of the largest genetic improvement companies in the world), Rishworth Aviation (the largest aviation recruitment firm in Asia), Travelex, Toysrus, ICF International (US environmental consultant).
Cecilia has worked extensively in the Education sector, advising overseas education providers them on trends in the China market, strategic planning, partnerships, government relations and research links. She has written a regular column in “Australia-China Connections” magazine for a number of years – the premiere Australia-China business publication, covering business philosophy and cultural differences in business practice in China.
A link to some of Cecilia’s published articles can be found throughwww.bjconsultinggroup.com/Press%20and%20Publications2.asp
Cecilia is also a member of IABC (International Association of Business Communications) and Viva (Beijing Women’s Professional Network).