Roundtable Briefing with Gordon Orr

With travel between the UK and China currently hindered by restrictions: building an understanding of the on-the-ground trends taking place in the Chinese market can present a challenge for UK businesses.

To help unpack the latest developments, join our member-exclusive roundtable briefing with CBBC’s Vice Chair, Gordon Orr. 

Gordon Orr

Gordon Orr

Gordon is a Non-Executive Director of Swire Pacific, Meituan, Lenovo and EQT. Gordon Orr is also Vice Chair of the China Britain Business Council. He is also a Non-Executive Director of several privately held China and UK based tech companies.  Beyond these formal roles, he provides counsel to a small number of China focused entrepreneurs.

Gordon began his career at McKinsey. He moved to Hong Kong in 1993 and to Beijing a year later, opening McKinsey’s practice in China. Gordon led McKinsey’s Greater China practice for many years and was Chairman of McKinsey Asia from 2009 to 2014.  Gordon was on McKinsey’s global board of directors from 2003 to 2015 with responsibilities for Asia, Governance and Risk.

During this lunchtime briefing, following introductory remarks by Andrew Seaton, CBBC's Chief Executive, Gordon will share some of his insights into the Chinese market including:

  • Continuing impact of COVID on China
  • China’s evolving regulatory policies and practices
  • Potential breakout sectors in 2022

Please note: Total attendance is capped and limited to one individual per member company. A light lunch will be served. For any question, please contact