Adam Williams
Speaker Profile

Author and Beijing-based businessman

Formally Chief Representative of the Jardine Matheson trading and services group in China, experienced speaker and bestselling author Adam Williams is a leading authority on business in the world’s fastest growing economy. Now an independent consultant, Adam advises major corporations on their business in China. The fourth generation of his family to be based in China and a former Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce in the country, Adam is an expert on Chinese corporate and political relations at home and abroad and has received an OBE for his services to Sino-British trade.

What the audience can expect
Adam’s expertise on China is enriched by a passion for the country he is so deeply connected to both personally and professionally. An engaging and incisive speaker with an unrivalled knowledge of doing business in China today, he has delivered speeches and presentations to many high-profile clients on subjects as diverse as international investment, political affairs and China’s turbulent history. Adam presents in English and is happy to answer questions.


'You shone through and delivered really nice insights… The participants really valued it [the presentation] and you hit the mark.'

Professor Barry Rogers of London School of Economics

Further information
To find out what Adam Williams could bring to your event or to make a booking, please contact Alice Saunders.