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John Liu is Bloomberg News Executive Editor for the Greater China Region, overseeing more than 280 reporters and editors in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Taipei. He has worked as a journalist in China for more than a decade, writing about the nation’s economy, government policy, capital markets and companies.

John joined Bloomberg in 2006 as a technology correspondent and became Shanghai Bureau Chief in 2008. He relocated to Beijing in 2010, where he served as Beijing Bureau Chief and then Managing Editor before taking his current post in 2015. 

Prior to joining Bloomberg, John was a technology reporter for Interfax News Agency in Shanghai. He holds a bachelor’s degree in literature from the University of California in Santa Barbara.








Mattie Bekink is responsible for the Economist Corporate Network’s China strategy, including programme development and client servicing across China. She also provides support to all Economist Corporate Network programmes worldwide with a China component.

Ms Bekink has extensive experience in the public, private and policy sectors. Prior to joining The Economist Group, she was the Executive Director of the Fulbright Commission in the Netherlands. She also ran an eponymous consulting business, advising senior executives from businesses, universities and non-profit organisations on China policy, strategy, public affairs, and corporate social responsibility. Ms Bekink practiced law at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, has worked with the US-Asia Law Initiative at NYU Law School and the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative China Program, and served in the legal department at General Motors China.

Ms Bekink has a BA in International Relations from Stanford University and a JD from the Georgetown University Law Center.







Feng Chucheng is a partner at Plenum China Research, where he conducts research on China’s political and policy developments and provides insights on their impact to the market. Previously, he worked at Blackpeak and Eurasia Group, where he advised global investors and corporations on Chinese politics’ impact to their businesses. Chucheng holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from University of California, Berkeley and a master’s degree in political science from Columbia University.