SEES is a practical platform for delegates to establish new relationships and extend existing partnerships.
The 8th Sino-European Entrepreneurs Summit (SEES) will be held at Grosvenor House on 14-15 June 2017, co-chaired by Long Yongtu, the Rt Hon. Gordon Brown and Jean-Pierre Raffarin.

200 of the foremost business, political and thought leaders from China will visit London to engage with their European counterparts. Their purpose in attending SEES is to explore two-way commercial partnerships and investment opportunities.

Since 2008 SEES has been held seven times in London and Paris, attended annually by many of the largest companies and most influential entrepreneurs from China and Europe.

Initial partners of the 2017 SEES includes London and Partners, Department for International Trade, China Association for Public Companies, Barclays, Reference News, Cocoon Networks, Group48 and Phoenix Television.


400 senior business leaders
from China and Europe


Explore commercial partnerships
and investment opportunities

Industry sectors

Real economy, innovation & technology
and sports & entertainment

Date & location

14-15 June 2017
at Grosvenor House, London


Select Participants

Hu Chunhua

⊙Member of Politburo of the Communist Party of China
⊙Communist Party Secretary of Guangdong province

Liu Xiaoming

⊙Ambassador Of P.R.C. to the United Kingdom of the Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Zhang Yansheng

⊙Secretary General of the Academic Committee, National Development and Reform Commission of the People's Republic of China

The Rt Hon. Sadiq Khan

⊙Mayor of London

The Rt Hon John Whittingdale

⊙Former Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

Moulay Hafid Elalamy

⊙Minister of Industry, Trade, Investment and Digital Economy, Kingdom of Morocco

Zhang Shuping

⊙Mayor of Linyi, Shandong Province

Jin Qi

⊙President of Silk Road Fund

Bi Xiaoyi

⊙Vice Chairwoman of China Association for Public Companies

Sir Gerry Grimstone

⊙Deputy Chairman of Barclays Plc

Lord Jim O'Neill

⊙Former Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management

David Galipeau

⊙Chief of United Nations Social Impact Fund at United Nations

Wang Hao

⊙Mayor of Chaoyang District, Beijing

Nie Qingping

⊙Chairman of China Securities Finance Corporation Limited

Zheng Wanchun

⊙President of Chian Minsheng Bank

Lord James Sassoon

⊙Executive Director of Jardine Matheson

Lord Neil Davidson

⊙Former Advocate General for Scotland

Stephen Perry

⊙Chairman the 48 Group Club

Dr Chanchai Ruayrungruang

⊙Chairman of Reignwood Group

Pansy Ho

⊙Chairwomen and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited
⊙Managing Director of Shun Tak Holdings Limited

Wang Zhulin

⊙Chairman of Yinhua Fund Management

Christophe Bavière

⊙Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of Idinvest Partners

Lord David Triesman

⊙Group Director of Salamanca Group
⊙Former Chairman of the Football Association

Othman Benjelloun

⊙Chairman of BMCE Bank

Wang Zhizhong

⊙Chairman of Shandong Lingong Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.

Guo Jiaxue

⊙Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Top Sun Group

Zhou Jinhui

⊙Chairman of Sinobo Group

Michael Charlton

⊙Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, Department for International Trade, United Kingdom

Maurice Schulmann

⊙General Manager of Groupe Partouche

Pascale Lepeu

⊙Curator of Cartier Collection

Qian Jiannong

⊙President of Fosun Tourism & Commercial Group
⊙Senior Vice President of Fosun International Limited

John Liu

⊙Senior Partner and Managing Director of ChinaEquity Group

Wang Weiguo

⊙Chairman of Cocoon Networks

Sherry Coutu

⊙Chairwoman of Founders4Schools

Lord Paul Drayson

⊙Chairman and Chief Executive Offier of Drayson Technologies
⊙Former Minister of Science in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Jean Lévy

⊙Senior Advisor to the President of International Federation of Automobile

Tony Dong

⊙President of the Sino-European Entrepreneurs Summit Organising Committee

Qian Xiaohua

⊙President of Society Entrepreneur Ecology Foundation

Fan Di’an

⊙President of China Central Academy of Fine Arts

Fanny Cao

⊙Managing Director of Investarget

Dr Ralph Waller

⊙Principal of Harris Manchester College and a Pro Vice Chancellor of the University of Oxford

Stephen Pattison

⊙VP Public Affairs of ARM Holdings


Major Partners

Official Partners

Major Media Partners

Phoenix TV
Through nineteen years of hard work, Phoenix has developed from being a one-channel station into a multi-channel television broadcaster, with the Phoenix Chinese Channel, the Phoenix InfoNews Channel, the Phoenix Chinese News and Entertainment Channel which broadcasts in Europe, the Phoenix American Channel, the Phoenix Movie Channel and the Phoenix Hong Kong Channel.

These six channels currently have an audience in excess of 360 million viewers worldwide. Phoenix has now evolved into an omni-media corporate group, with an internet website (www.ifeng.com), a weekly magazine, an outdoor Mega LED advertising business, and publishing, radio broadcasting and education projects.
Reference News
Established in 1931, Reference News is published by Xinhua News Agency. It is China’s largest circulated daily newspaper.

The Africa Report
Understand Africa's tomorrow ... today!

Published by JeuneAfrique Media Group, founded in 1960, The Africa Report is the guide used by decision makers to anticipate economic and political changes in Africa and relied upon for the expertise of an independent editorial team in its survey, sector reports and country focus. The Africa Report is the only media to have been awarded Media of the Year three times. Its recognized high-quality coverage of the African business environment is combined with the strongest pan African and international circulation with 450,000 regular readers.
The Africa Report also offers a full cross media reach to several millions users and followers thanks to a fully multi-media platform with print and digital editions, newsletters, mobile and tablet applications as well as a unique and engaging social media exposure.

Premier pan African weekly newsmagazine since 1960

Published by JeuneAfrique Media Group, founded in 1960, JeuneAfrique has been delivering in-depth coverage of African and international news as well as original insights on issues that impact the continent. With more than 57 years of editorial independence and 800,000 readers a week, JeuneAfrique is the leading international news magazine in Africa and the flagship publication of JeuneAfrique Media Group.
JeuneAfrique also offers a full cross media reach to several millions users and followers thanks to a fully multi-media platform with print and digital editions, newsletters, mobile and tablet applications as well as a unique and engaging social media exposure.