The Asia-Pacific Circle regularly publishes expert opinions and insights on regional Asia-Pacific developments. This page regroups and lists the various authors who have contributed to the Circle. Please follow the links to read their respective bios and access their expert insights.

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Stephen barnes hongkong visa centre hong kong visa geezaStephen Barnes

Entrepreneur, Co-Founder of the Hong Kong Visa Centre.
(Hong Kong SAR)

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Philippe Bonnet the asia pacific circlePhilippe Bonnet

Executive business advisor, Co-Founder of The Asia-Pacific Circle.
(Hong Kong SAR)

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Community building franck behamou asia pacific circle insights -Franck Benhamou

Serial Entrepreneur & Community-building Expert.

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John Barclay Primasia Asia Pacific Circle expert ProfileJohn Barclay

Managing Director, Primasia Corporate Services.
(Hong Kong SAR)

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Pascal Charlot

Former Chief Executive Officer of the Asset Management Subsidiary in Hong Kong of one of the most prestigious European Asset Management and Private Banking Group.

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clotilde chaussade lean transformation Asia Pacific Circle expert ProfileClotilde Chaussade

Lean Transformation Expert
Head of Demand Management Axa

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Jack Chia Cryptology The Asia Pacific CircleJack Chia

Crypto market expert, CEO of

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andré chieng china Asia Pacific Circle expert ProfileAndre Chieng

China Expert, Chairman & CEO at AEC.

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Paul Clerc-Renaud Hong Kong China expert contributor The Asia pacific CirclePaul Clerc-Renaud

China Expert, Managing Director of Fargo Group, French Trade Counselor.
(Hong Kong SAR)

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Daniel de Blocq van Scheltinga China expert The Asia Pacific Circle

Daniël de Blocq van Scheltinga

China and M&A expert, Founder and Managing Partner, Polarwide.
(Hong Kong SAR)

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ashley galina dudarenok china social marketing expert the asia pacific circleAshley Galina Dudarenok

China marketing expert, entrepreneur, professional speaker, and vlogger, founder of several China-focused businesses.
(Hong Kong SAR)

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christophe granier asia pacific insights contributeur the asia pacific circleChristophe Granier

International finance specialist, French Trade Counselor, and China expert.

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Asia Pacific Circle expert Profile Jacques Gravereau CCE HEC Erasia Institute

Jacques Gravereau

Asia & Globalization expert, Founder & Honorary Chairman, HEC Eurasia Institute.

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Nick Grenham Fintech Expert Hong Kong EY Ernst Young

Nick Grenham

Fintech & Transformation Expert.
Keystone Strategic Partners.
(Hong Kong)

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Soo-Hyun LEE asian trade and investment expert asia-pacific circle contributor

Soo-Hyun Lee

Expert on Asian and international trade & investment developments, Asan Institute.
(Seoul, South Korea)

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profil alain lejeune blackberry the asia pacific circle

Alain Lejeune

Telecom expert, TCL Communications Senior Vice President | President – BlackBerry Mobile Division.

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Ron Leeman Asia Pacific Circle change management expert Profile

Ron Leeman

Change Management & Transformation Expert
ICTPA Founder


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Catya martin trait d'union hong kong the asia pacific circleCatya Martin

Media expert, Founder & Chief Editor, Trait D’union.
(Hong Kong SAR).

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Personal Profile Bryan Mercurio The Asia-Pacific CircleBryan Mercurio

Professor of Law and Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
(Hong Kong SAR).

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isabelle michelet prasena the asia-pacific circleIsabelle Michelet

HR and Change Management expert, Founder, Prasena.
(Bangkok, Thailand).

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Personal Profile Antoine Martin Founder The Asia-Pacific CircleAntoine Martin

Co-Founder & Head of Insights at The Asia-Pacific Circle; Consultant and scholar at The Chinese University of Hong Kong
(Hong Kong SAR).

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Vivien Massot Inde India BRI theasia pacific circle

Vivien Massot

Economist, Managing Director India at TAC ECONOMICS
French Foreign Trade Advisor

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Asia Pacific Circle expert Profile Nicolas Michaux Fidinam Hong Kong

Nicolas Michaux

Managing Director at Fidinam Hong Kong
(Hong Kong SAR).

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Asia Pacific Circle expert Profile Fabien PacoryFabien Pacory

Entrepreneur, Managing Director Legend Company.

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Asia Pacific Circle expert Profile remi paul thales RussiaRémi Paul

Vice-President, Country Director Thales Russia

(Moscow, Russia).

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Divay Pranav Asia Pacific Circle expert Profile

Divay Pranav

Invest India Head of China Desk
Expert in India-China Economic Relations

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Warwick Pearmund Asia Pacific Circle expert Profile

Warwick Pearmund

Invest India Head of China Desk
Expert in India-China Economic Relations

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Gilbert Reveillon china expert the asia pacific circle contributorGilbert Reveillon

China Tech expert, CEO of Mobile LOOV.

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Emmanuelle Sidem

Co-founder, CEO, and Partner, ConnexConsulting
(Paris, France).

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Bertrand Ternat CEO Conch Pearls The Asia Pacific CircleBertrand Ternat

Entrepreneur, China luxury expert & CEO of ConchPearls.
(Hong Kong SAR)

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laurent timmermans athenasia consulting hong kongLaurent Timmermans

Entrepreneur, Founder & Managing Director, Athenasia Consulting.
(Hong Kong SAR)

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Teresa Tam Primasia Asia Pacific Circle expert ProfileTeresa Tam

Director of Business Development, Primasia Corporate Services.
(Hong Kong SAR)

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Mathieu Vassal WASECO cleantech entrepreneurMathieu Vassal

 Cleantech entrepreneur & Food Chain Sustainability expert.
(Ventiane, Laos)

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Eleonore william comite france chine china the asia pacific circleEléonore William

 China expert, Head of Communication and Studies at the France China Committee.
(Paris, France)

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Ronald Yu Hong Kong Asia Pacific Circle Patents expert Profile

Ronald Yu

Technology & Patents Expert
(Hong Kong)

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Asia Pacific Circle expert Profile Sandrine Zerbib Fulljet

Sandrine Zerbib

 Digital Marketing expert & Founder at Full Jet
(Shanghai, China)

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