Stephen Ellison:

stephen ellison

Stephen started his role as British Consul General in Chongqing in October 2020 and leads the British Government’s engagement in southwest China.

Before this, Stephen was Minister Counsellor and Director for the Department for International Trade at the British Embassy Beijing from 2014 to 2018, covering energy, infrastructure, creative industry and sports.

Before joining the public sector, he worked in the construction industry for more than 30 years in China, India, South East Asia, Middle East, Caribbean and as well as the UK. A Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, he has worked on the planning and construction of major transportation projects including the Second Severn Crossing between England and Wales, Malaysia-Singapore Second Crossing, Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai Crossing, Kuala Lumpur Light Rail Transit and Qatar Expressways Programme.