Asia Expertise Guide

   
   
 

Business and economy

  • Dr Zhihong Yu

    China and the world economy, Asian firms' responses to globalisation, trade liberalisation, foreign direct investment, and global value chains.
    0115 846 8267
    Business and economy International Relations China world economy Asia globalisation Trade Liberalisation Foreign direct investment global value chains
  • Dr Ken Yeoh

    Corporate governance in East Asia, particularly Malaysia. Focus on corporate social responsibility and sustainability initiatives undertaken by large publicly-listed firms in Malaysia (in particular, stakeholder engagement/management strategies).
    +60 38924 8258
    Business and economy corporate governance corporate social responsibility (CSR) Sustainability China Malaysia Singapore
  • Dr José R. Sánchez-Fung

    Research on empirical and policy-relevant issues in the fields of open-economy macroeconomics and monetary policy, and development economics and policy, with a particular focus on developing countries including China.
    +86 574 8818 9181
    Business and economy open-economy macroeconomics Monetary policy China
  • Dr Jing Dai

    Green supply chain management, and sustainable operations/logistics in China.
    +86 574 8818 8179
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Environment Green supply chain management China Logistics Asia
  • Dr Luis Torres

    Impact of the international hard/soft regulation framework on corporate responsibility strategies, the development of models for corporate social performance and sustainability reporting, and the implications of the international human rights framework for Chinese businesses.
    +86 74 8818 8706
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Gender Law corporate social responsibility human rights China Belt and Road Initiative
  • Martin Thorley

    British-Chinese relations; International engagement with China; The dark side of Chinese relations; Chinese state influencing strategies abroad; Conflicts of interest in corporate engagement with China; Elite engagement at international level; Financialisation and its effect on international relations/ politics; Elite theory; Effects of Brexit on UK relationship with China.
    +44 (0) 8427 84338
  • Dr Xiaodan Yu

    Economics of innovation, entrepreneurship, firm growth and industrial dynamics.
    +86 574 8818 8705
    Business and economy Politics economics innovation Entrepreneurship Firm Growth industrial dynamics China
  • Dr Jie Yu

    Expert in Information Systems, especially e-commerce in China, big data analytics in E-healthcare and Fintech.
    +86 574 8818 8360
    Business and economy Education Health and Medicine China Singapore information systems e-commerce Big Data Analytics E-healthcare Fintech
  • Professor Martin Lockett

    Over 40 years' experience in China - research has included Chinese management and culture, economic reform and development, international trade and investment, and innovation. He has worked on consulting and executive education in mainland China, Hong Kong/ Macau, Malaysia and Singapore.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8535
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Education Chinese management and culture economic reform and development international trade and investment innovation consulting Executive Education mainland China Hong Kong Macau Malaysia Singapore
  • Dr Georgios Kapogiannis

    Digital construction engineering – management. Currently investigating how to improve collaboration in construction management and businesses by using the state of the art of digital technologies.
    +86 574 8818 8806
    Architecture and Built Environment Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Education Engineering architecture project management BIM digital construction engineering and management project planning research and analysis lecturing Management strategy business strategy leadership management consulting China new zealand Singapore australia Engineering
  • Dr Shih-wei Hsu

    Knowledge management in the Chinese context, leadership and social movement organisations.
    +86 574 8818 0293
    Business and economy Cultures Psychology China knowledge management leadership social movement organisations Asia
  • Dr Carol Hooi

    Competencies in the digital world, developing global human resources, mission accomplishment of expatriates, organisational best practices in professionalism, E-HRM, human capital management, human capital development, employee loyalty, change management, organisational justice, organisational citizenship behaviour, organisational learning capability, organisational performance, leadership succession planning, talent management, internship and cyber ethics and behaviour.
    +60 38924 8702
  • Dr Maria Luo

    Service marketing in the greater China region, specifically in customer relationship management, service recovery, E-WoM, and customers' aggressive behaviours.
    +86 574 8818 9264
    Business and economy Service marketing greater China region Customer Relationship Management service recovery E-WoM China Japan
  • Dr Yingfa Lu

    Accounting, accounting profession, accounting history, auditing, corporate governance, business law, and professional negligence.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8480
  • Dr Martin J Liu

    Dr Liu's research interests are in the area of consumer behaviour, e-marketing and brand strategy. He is Member of the Association for Consumer Research (ACR) and European Marketing Academy (EMAC).
    +86 (0) 574 8818 0000 8139
    Business and economy China business e-marketing brand consumer behaviour China marketing digital innovation strategy branding Zhejiang Taiwan Hong Kong Vietnam
  • Dr Lei Li

    Internationalisation strategies of Chinese firms, social entrepreneurship and social enterprise in Greater China.
    +86 (0)574 8818 0852
    Business and economy internationalisation strategies Chinese Firms social entrepreneurship social enterprise China Japan Hong Kong Bhutan Greater China
  • Professor Peter Li

    Global thought leader on multinational firms from the emerging economies (especially from China) and indigenous research on Chinese management. Previous research on unique patterns of innovation and entrepreneurship in China.
    +86 574 8818 0125
    Business and economy emerging economies MNCs China Chinese management innovation and entrepreneurship in China
  • Dr Fui-Theng Leow

    Impact of digital media on information literacy and learning environments, as well as the development of creative media and networked-based pedagogy for education innovation and reform.
    +86 574 8818 8224
    Art Business and economy Communications Education Psychology multimedia instructional design pedagogy social media digital society
  • Dr Émilie Lapointe

    Mentoring and leadership in the Chinese context.
    +86 0574 8818 6423
    Business and economy Mentoring leadership China business
  • Professor Kok Wei Khong

    Expertise in data analytics particularly in the use of Machine Learning (ML) structural equation modeling (SEM), social media analytics and text mining.
    +60 38924 8019
    Business and economy Communications data analysis machine learning Structural Equation Modelling social media Malaysia Indonesia
  • Dr Aditya Jain

    Maximising organisational productivity, innovation and wellbeing, all of which are linked to the way work is designed and the way in which organisations are managed. Research has focused on the management of psychosocial factors at work and the translation of health and safety knowledge into policy and practice, in many countries across the world.
    0115 828 3033
    Business and economy Education Law Psychology Sociology Well-being Health and Safety mental health workplace stress workplace innovation psychosocial risk management business education Law Psychology sociology Asia
  • Dr Wei Huang

    Corporate finance, market based accounting research, and SME finance and innovation. Has published extensively in high quality finance, accounting, and economics journals.
    +86 574 8818 0233
    Business and economy China Malaysia corporate finance accounting Research SME finance innovation
  • Dr Saileshsingh Gunessee

    'China-related economics', which include: Chinese companies drive to 'go global', Chinese companies becoming truly global corporations, Chinese foreign economic engagement in light of the Belt & Road Initiative, understanding the 'Economics of Belt and Road Initiative', entrepreneurial innovation in China.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8231
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy China's economy global corporations Belt and Road Initiative entrepreneurial innovation China Asia
  • Professor Pingping Fu

    Values, attitudes and behaviours of Chinese executive leaders in business organisations.
    +86 574 8818 0572
    Business and economy China business Executive leaders
  • Dr Xuan Feng

    Attracting, engaging and retaining international talent in China and Chinese expatriates and talent development. Extensive research, (executive) teaching, and consulting experience working with executives, HR practitioners, students and policy makers in China. Provides talent strategies for local government and writes business cases and articles about Chinese management, leadership, HRM, and talent career development.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 9451
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Education Gender Law Migration Psychology Chinese Students young talent employability global competence development Career advisor Mentoring HR employee experience cross-border M&A
  • Professor Meryem Duygun

    Banking; insurance; risk; SMEs access to finance; Artificial intelligence and Financial services; FinTech
    +44 (0) 115 9515 267
    Business and economy Technology Banking finance Insurance artificial intelligence
  • Dr Ping Du

    Intercultural and workplace communication in the Chinese context; interpretation and explanation of workplace interactive behaviours in conflict resolution and problem-solving processes drawing on pragmatics, sociolinguistics and cross-cultural psychology.
    +86 (0)574 8818 0175
    Art Business and economy Communications Cultures intercultural communication workplace communication conflict communication Discourse analysis China Asia
  • Dr Mohan Avvari

    Innovation Systems in Malaysia and India: how business organisations develop linkages (with universities, NGOs, etc) and innovate; policies that support development of Innovation Systems including 'technology clusters' 'science / technology parks'; and how businesses are developing links with NGOS for sustainability-oriented businesses/innovations.
    +60 3 8924 8261
    Business and economy innovation Responsible Business innovation systems
  • Professor Alain Chong

    E-business, technology acceptance and healthcare information systems implementations in Asia. Specifically interested in new technologies such as blockchains, social media, big data, live streaming and their impact in business and society in Asia.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8587
    Business and economy Blockchain e-business healthcare information systems social media big data Asia
  • Professor Eugene Ch'ng

    Developing Virtual Reality technology for the production, storage and sharing of cultural heritage spanning large spatial-temporal scales. Develop technology for retrieving, processing, and tools for visual analytics for large social media datasets for understanding phenomena within connected societies.
    +86 574 8818 3049
    Archaeology Architecture and Built Environment Art Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Environment History Science virtual reality augmented reality social media big data Digital heritage virtual heritage computational archaeology
  • Dr Zhuo Chen

    China's public health: health systems and food systems, with a focus on China's food safety, traditional medicine, and health systems in popular media outlets.
    +86 (0)574 8818 8565
    Business and economy Environment Health and Medicine Obesity genomics Econometrics health policy healthcare management pharmacoeconomics Asia China
  • Dr Xi Chen

    How privatisation reform in transition economies influences employees; the structure of entrepreneurial eco-systems in emerging economies; inter-generational conflict and cooperation in China; how the meaning of work has changed in contemporary China.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8556
    Business and economy Psychology Privatisation reform China Entrepreneurship eco-systems Asia
  • Professor Hing Kai Chan

    Sustainable operations and supply chain; modelling and simulation; applications of soft computing techniques on intelligent (industrial) systems; and technology adoption. These fit in the Belt and Road Initiative and Made in China 2025.
    +86 574 8818 8964
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Engineering sustainable operations Supply Chain intelligent systems Belt and Road Initiative Made in China 2025 Asia China
  • Dr Xiaogang Bi

    Mergers and acquisitions, managerial teams and empirical corporate finance. Rich industry experience, especially on Chinese SME's private placement bond issuing, IPO and mergers and acquisitions. Dr. Bi and his team also focus on quantitative trading strategies, as well as big data/AI and its applications in corporate finance.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8362
    Business and economy Asia China Mergers and Acquisitions corporate finance Management bonds IPO trading strategies big data AI
  • Dr Usman Khalid

    Economist working on the relationships that exist at the cross-section of Economics and Politics. Usman has worked on a variety of topics in the Asian context such as exploring the relationship between firm ownership and carbon emissions in China, and understanding the relationship between trade, outward FDI and economic growth.
    +6 (03) 8924 8255
    Business and economy Environment International Relations Politics Trade Economy Asia Trade politics Sri Lanka Malaysia Pakistan carbon emissions Economic Growth
  • Dr Frithjof Arp

    International and cross-cultural business topics, with a particular interest in the linkage between organisational strategy and human resource management. Researching and teaching in China since 2014; has visited the country since the early nineteen nineties and had a professional career which includes ten years in Malaysia, ten years in Australia and four years in Singapore.
    +86 574 8818 0000 8165
    Business and economy International Relations Migration Sociology strategy microfinance International Business international human resource management cross-cultural communication self-initiated expatriate foreign executives
  • Professor Stephen Morgan

    Business and economic history of China since the 18th century. Current research includes a book on China's economy and its future, social networks and enterprises, innovation and economic growth, and China healthcare (nutrition, obesity and health inequalities).
    +86 (0)574 8818 8988
  • Dr Daniel Mutibwa

    Issues around emerging business models, community-building, sustainability and copyright that are shaping the direction of grassroots design and digital fabrication and hardware entrepreneurialism in the Greater China region and their impact on the global digital economy.
    0115 82 32251
    Business and economy Communications Cultures emerging business models community-building Sustainability Copyright grassroots design digital fabrication entrepreneurialism greater China region digital economy
  • Dr Dilip Mutum

    +60 38725 3754
    Business and economy Communications Cultures Psychology marketing consumer behaviour Halal marketing digital marketing India Indonesia Malaysia
  • Dr Jane Nolan

    Expatriate management in China, human resource management in China, institutional change and corporate governance of foreign banks in China.
    +44 (0) 115 9515490
    Business and economy Cultures Sociology Expatriate management China human resource management institutional change corporate governance of foreign banks
  • Professor Chee Wei Phang

    Culture and information technology use and cultural influence on marketing strategies.
    Business and economy Cultures Education Culture information technology cultural influence marketing strategies China Malaysia Singapore
  • Dr Alexander Trautrims

    Logistics and supply chains ie. the operations that are run behind every business, with a focus on the retail sector. How products get to the supermarket shelf, collaboration between retailers and suppliers, sustainability issues ie. food miles, and the impact of online shopping on the retail sector. Vulnerability of supply chains and logistics networks.
    +44 (0) 115 823 1414
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Environment International Relations Rights Lab Logistics supply chains business retail supermarkets retailers Sustainability modern slavery human rights sustainability scandals
  • Dr Luke Emeka Okafor

    Economic policies covering issues on international trade, tourism, development process, macroeconomic and microeconomic analyses in ASEAN +3 (10 members of ASEAN plus China, Japan and Korea) and Australia.
    +6 (03) 8725 3716
    Business and economy Trade Economic policies International Trade Tourism macroeconomic microeconomic ASEAN ASEAN +3 australia
  • Dr Casey Watters

    Commercial law in East Asia, published on corporate insolvency, bankruptcy, cross-border insolvency, mergers and acquisitions and piercing the corporate veil. Previously the Yong Pung How Research Fellow at Singapore Management University School of Law's Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia ("CEBCLA").
    +86 574 8818 8702
    Business and economy Law Commercial Law East Asia corporate insolvency bankruptcy cross-border insolvency Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Dr Steven Zhou

    Focus on bridging world and management practices in academia and exploring the root of Chinese management and innovation from Chinese traditional culture.
    +86 574 8818 8803
    Architecture and Built Environment Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures China Management business culture innovation traditions
  • Dr Minghai Zhou

    Chinese economic reform, income distribution, CEO labour markets, outward FDI, and some topics of institutional economics based on China's context.
    +86 1385 8015 463
    Business and economy China Economic Reform Income Distribution Labour Markets Outward FDI economics Labour Economics development economics international economics
  • Dr Haibo Zhou

    Entrepreneurship and innovation in Northeast Asia.
    +86 57488 188 8802
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Northeast Asia innovation Entrepreneurship
  • Dr Abby Zhou

    Multinational corporations from emerging economies in Asia, indigenous innovation and management practices in China.
    +86 574 8818 8697
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Multinational Corporations emerging economies Asia indigenous innovation Management China India
  • Dr Tiantian Zhang

    ASEAN financial market integration, banking markets in Asia, supply Chain finance and inclusive finance in China.
    +86 574 8818 0364
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy ASEAN financial markets Integration banking markets Asia Supply Chain finance China
  • Dr Tingting Ying

    Corporate finance and accounting, particularly corporate governance and market-based accounting in China. Currently working on micro-geographic analysis of economic activities (especially private equity, venture capital and business alasysis) as well as finance and R&D innovation.
    +86 1378 0007 774
    Business and economy corporate finance corporate accounting corporate governance market-based accounting China Private equity venture capital business analysis R&D innovation
  • Dr Bin Wu

    Rural sustainability and farmer innovation in China, Chinese internal and international migration, Chinese student migration and integration in host societies and Chinese higher education reform and social justice.
    0115 823 2118
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy Cultures Education Migration Chinese diasporas international shipping Sustainability community empowerment rural sustainability farmer innovation migration student migration host societies social justice China
  • Professor Richard Upward

    The behaviour of Chinese firms in the export market, with a particular focus on what happened to Chinese firms and exports to the US when export quotas were removed in the 2000s and the effect of the Hukou reform on the labour market in China.
    0115 951 4735
    Business and economy China Exports firms us export quotas Hukou reform labour market
  • Professor Stephen Timmons

    NHS policy, NHS management and NHS finance. Computer systems in healthcare, especially why they fail. Lay people using defibrillators to treat heart attacks. Healthcare professionals, especially disputes about professional boundaries. Emergency medicine. Improving productivity in the NHS. Policy and politics in the NHS.
    +44 (0) 115 84 66635
    Business and economy Health and Medicine Sociology NHS policy finance managment defibrillator heart heart attack health care professionals politics
  • Dr Wing Leong Teo

    Economic policies, both macroeconomics and microeconomics, in Malaysia and ASEAN.
    Dr Wing Leong Teo
    Business and economy Malaysia ASEAN macroeconomic Microeconomics Economic policy
  • Professor Kim Hua Tan

    Accelerated product innovation; lean management; supply chain management; sustainable operations; lean green; operations strategy implementation
    +44 (0)115 8467 749
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy International Relations supply chain management sustainable operations lean green business
  • Dr Carole Spary

    Democratic politics and development in South Asia, especially India. Themes include gender inequality, political representation, political institutions such as Parliament and political parties, gender and development policy, legislation and practice, women's rights and empowerment, feminism, gender and multi-level governance and federalism, women's movements, elections, women in politics, state policy initiatives for gender equality and gender mainstreaming.
    0115 848 6812
    Business and economy Gender History International Relations Politics Sociology India gender inequality political representation political institutions development policy legislation and practice women's rights and empowerment feminism federalism women's movements elections women in politics gender mainstreaming
  • Dr Yingying Shi

    International economics and economic development in Asia, researching the effectiveness of infrastructure investment in promoting China's regional economic growth and role of FDI policy in affecting firm level export performances in China.
    +86 574 8818 0125
    Business and economy international economics Economic Development Asia infrastructure investment China FDI policy export performances
  • Dr Juergen Seufert

    Supporting companies to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions at the lowest cost and improving efficiency using state of the art management accounting techniques. Work is especially with airlines and the port sector (in Ningbo, China). Interdisciplinary research conflating engineering with cost accounting knowledge to achieve the most cost efficient greenhouse gas emission abatements.
    +86 574 8818 8274
    Business and economy greenhouse gas emissions airlines ports abatement climate change China
  • Dr Chee Meng Tan

    Dr Tan looks at how panda diplomacy, infrastructure investment and Confucius Institutes influence foreign public opinion towards China. Dr Tan also looks at how people's trust in the state is altered when foreign governments engage with China through the three aforementioned Chinese public diplomacy tools.
    +6389248298
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy International Relations Trade Panda Diplomacy Trade Confucius Institute diplomacy business China
  • Dr Zhijing Zhu

    Innovation in China .
    +86 574 8818 8411
    Business and economy China innovation
  • Dr Melissa Yoong

    Gender inequality in relation to paid and unpaid work as well as other forms of marginalisation (such as class), and how these are reinforced and depoliticised through the use of language in traditional and social media in Malaysia.
    +603 8924 8191
    Business and economy Gender Linguistics Language Gender sexuality Media Identity Professional Contexts Work Ideologies and Discourses Malaysia
  • Dr Don Lee

    Comparative political institutions and regime types; Comparative political economy; public administration and policy in Asia
    07848 116 415
    Business and economy Gender Politics Political Economy comparative presidential studies Public Policy public management North Asia southeast asia
  • Professor Sarah Hall

    Geographies of money and finance. The City of London and its competitiveness as an international financial centre. The changing nature of financial services, particularly the growth of the private wealth management industry. Highly skilled, elite financial labour markets, including highly skilled migration in London. New research is examining the growing presence of Chinese financial services within London. Banking for the super rich.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8404 , +44 (0) 7866 311 588
    Belt and Road Initiative Business and economy China Environment International Relations Geography money finance London international Banking IAPS Global finance RMB internationalisation international financial centres highly skilled Chinese migration financial expertise

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