British Columbia Chapter

  • Lotta Ygartua

    Director, British Columbia Chapter

    As Director of the British Columbia Chapter, Lotta is responsible for building the CCBC membership base throughout the province by connecting Canadian and Chinese businesses, promoting Canada-China bilateral trade, organizing events and supporting the delivery of member services.

    Lotta has over 10 years of marketing experience in the technology, marketing research, communications and art sectors. Prior to joining the CCBC, she was the Marketing Manager at the China-Britain Business Council based in the UK for four years, promoting trade and business with China and organizing high-calibre events involving the Chinese Premier and the Prime Minister of Great Britain.

    Lotta spent several years living in China, where she developed an in-depth knowledge of the Chinese language, business environment and culture. During her stay in Shanghai she worked for a Chinese design strategy and innovation agency that developed products for the Chinese market. Lotta studied Mandarin at the University of Nanjing and Nanjing Normal University. She holds a BA in Chinese and BSc in Social and Economic Geography from Uppsala University, Sweden.

    Contact Info

    • E: lotta [at]
    • T: 604-681-8838