Journalist, executive and writer, James McGregor has become the world’s foremost expert on doing business in China. His interest in Asia began as an 18-year-old infantryman in Vietnam, which led to a trip through China to see if he had a future as a journalist. Today, McGregor runs BlackInc China LLC, an advisory firm for companies wishing to develop their business in China, including mergers and acquisitions relating to the Internet. McGregor, having lived in Beijing for the past 13 years, is China adviser to several international corporates. Last year.
Ex Chairman, Fortis Healthcare
Malvinder Singh is an entrepreneur with significant business interests in the healthcare, financial services and insurance sectors. He is executive chairman of Fortis Healthcare, a leading healthcare player in the pan Asia-Pacific region.In the financial services and insurance sectors, Mr Singh has business interests through Religare Enterprises.Previously, Mr Singh was chairman, MD and CEO of Ranbaxy Laboratories.A graduate in economics, he earned his MBA degree from the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, US.
Economist for Asia-Pacific at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
Andy Xie is managing director and head of the Asia-Pacific Economics team of investment house Morgan Stanley. Now based in Hong Kong, Andy is regarded as a strategic expert on emerging markets. He began his career as an economist at the World Bank as part of their Young Professionals Programme. An alumni of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a PhD in Economics and an MS in civil engineering, Andy was instrumental in setting up the World Bank’s industry and finance programmes in Indonesia and the telecom and power programmes in AsiaPacific countries.