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Daniel joined CCBC as Managing Director, China in July 2010. A Canadian citizen, Daniel lived in Montreal for 15 years, obtaining an MBA from McGill University, and later becoming CEO of the Medical Computing Group Inc. (Canada), where he gained experience working with both public and private sector clients. He also has extensive experience in investment and overseas business development, working on projects in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and other areas that involved Canada, China, India, and Israel. A native of Beijing with a degree in medicine from Peking University, he has extensive connections in China, particularly in the domains of healthcare and technology.
Wei Zhang joined CCBC as Deputy General Manager in October 2011. Prior to joining CCBC, Wei’s professional experiences were mostly in the media industry in both China and Canada, including TV production, media research, and client management. She moved back to Beijing after spending several years in Vancouver and Edmonton as a landed immigrant. She he helped launching OMNI TV Alberta in 2008, which proudly serving the Albertan immigrant community. Academically, Wei received her MBA at University of Aberdeen.
Lily Chen is responsible for overall office administration as well as event facilitation, and membership recruitment and renewal at the Beijing office. Before joining CCBC she worked in the tourism industry for several years. She studied English and majored in International Trade at the Beijing Foreign Studies University.
As Membership Manager for CCBC in Beijing, Olivier is responsible for developing stronger ties between CCBC members and the Canadian business community in China.
Living for three years in China served as a catalyst for his interest in Chinese business. Olivier has lived in China for three years, and prior to joining CCBC worked in the overseas department of Beijing’s largest real estate promoter, state-owned Tianhong Group. Olivier has also worked at the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec (CDPQ), the National Bank of Canada and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.
Olivier obtained a Bachelor of Commerce in international finance from HEC-Montreal and holds graduate degrees in international studies from the University of Montreal and in Asian comparative politics from the Paris Institute of Political Sciences (Sciences Po Paris). Beyond having visited most Chinese provinces, Olivier has also been to 46 other countries and has a working-level proficiency in Chinese, English, French and Spanish.
Gloria Shi obtained her B.A. in Materials Science from Beijing Polytechnic University. Before joined CCBC, She worked for nine years in the areas of engineering, accounting and administration and event organization.
Since she joined CCBC in year 2000, Gloria has been involved in many high level events including The Leader’s Banquet in year 2005 attended by Chinese Vice Prime Minister Zen Peiyan and Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin; CCBC’s Annual General Meeting 2003 attended by Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao and Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien; Team Canada 2001 Trade Mission led by Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien; and many CCBC events and provincial missions to China.
Bela joined CCBC’s Beijing office in March 2011 as an Events Officer. She is responsible for the coordination and promotion of chapter, national, and inter-chamber events, helping CCBC members establish connections with companies and delegations in China.
Previously, Bela worked with an educational agency, where she became familiar with the post-secondary educational system and Canada’s student visa application process. This position gave Bela many opportunities to learn about Canadian culture and society – knowledge that she now puts to use at CCBC.
Tom Bailey joined the CCBC team in 2012. Starting in Toronto, Tom worked with the Canadian membership team, conducting research on the needs of Canadian companies operating in China. Tom has since transferred to the Beijing office, where he works on events and other member services.
Tom earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Dalhousie University and the University of King’s College. Tom pursued his MBA at the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan, where he focused on strategic management in the area of telecommunications. At NKCU, Tom served as the president of the student council and the international student representative to the vice-dean.