• Miller William TG Miller

    William TG Miller

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  • Mourdoukoutas Christos Mourdoukoutas

    Christos Mourdoukoutas

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  • Reilly Jessica Reilly

    Jessica Reilly

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    Jessica graduated with first class honours from Emmanuel College, the University of Cambridge, where she was also elected President of her Student Union. After completion of her first degree, she worked as a strategy consultant before beginning a postgraduate course in Chinese studies at SOAS University in London. Her current thesis investigates the influence of corporates in the pharmaceutical industry on the Chinese domestic health market. Jessica grew up between the U.S., the UK and Singapore. Her numerous internships, including with the British Foreign Office’s Chevening Scholarship, inspired her interest in diplomacy and cross-cultural communication. At the Yenching Academy, Jessica is pursuing Politics and International Relations as her research area. She hopes to focus further on the role of transnational corporations in the global policy environment, and more specifically on Anglo-Chinese bilateral ties.

  • Reilsebastian Sebastian Johannes Reil

    Sebastian Johannes Reil

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    Sebastian Reil, who was born and raised in Germany, is currently finishing a Master’s degree in International Economics and Business as well as an Honour’s Master’s degree in Leadership at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. His two long-term passions are the rise of Asia and innovation. After High School, Sebastian worked for one year in a development assistance project in Vietnam. He did his undergraduate studies in economics at Heidelberg University specializing in economic development and growth. During this time, he also spent one semester at National Taiwan University in Taipei studying Chinese language and East Asian economic development. Besides his studies, he gained extensive work experience in the innovation economy from a startup, corporate and public sector perspective. He worked, amongst other things, on innovation strategy at the start-up unit of the German industrial giant Siemens and graduated from an open innovation accelerator where he was developing smart traffic solutions for the city of Tel Aviv. In his free time, he contributes to the NGO Refugee Cities which aims to expand the options for displaced people by promoting special status settlements. At Yenching Academy Sebastian wants to deepen his understanding of China and the Chinese language as well as study the economic development of China and China’s emerging role as an innovator with the aim to become a connector between Chinese and Western innovation.

  • Romero SáNchez-Herrero Teresa Romero Sánchez-Herrero

    Teresa Romero Sánchez-Herrero

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    Teresa Romero Sánchez-Herrero, from Spain, is a Fine Arts graduate from the University Complutense of Madrid. After her graduation in 2014 she worked for over two years at Veremonte, an investment company based in London whose aim is to create and promote sustainability projects around the globe. In her role as Head of Communications and Image Teresa participated in the enterprise FIA Formula E Championship and in the development of QEV, both projects dedicated to the promotion of electric vehicles on a worldwide scale with a special focus on China. During this time, she pursued higher studies in Professional Photography, and in Business Management through the British Open University. Having received a bilingual education in English and Spanish, Teresa is an avid language learner, proficient in French and currently studying Mandarin Chinese, including a short-term course at the Shanghai International Studies University in 2016. She is also passionate about social justice, and particularly about sustainability, gender issues, and the development of education. As a voluntary worker for the Spanish Association Against Cancer Teresa has carried out many didactic initiatives, most notably an English language learning program for adults in need of labor insertion, and an equivalent one for children. At the Yenching Academy she plans to explore the economic, social and artistic aspects of the Chinese culture while pursuing Economics and Management as her research area, with the aim of contributing to communication and understanding in the business relations between China and the West. 

  • Stubhan Theresa Stubhan

    Theresa Stubhan

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  • Taiana Francisco Alberto Taiana

    Francisco Alberto Taiana

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    Francsico obtained his Bachelor’s degree in History from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, and is currently studying for a MSC in Latin American Studies at Oxford University, with a particular focus on Sino-Argentine relations during the Cold War era. Francisco has a long-standing interest in Chinese imperial and post-imperial history and politics. He is very much interested in recent and current Chinese international relations.

  • Trappe Roswitha Alexandra Trappe

    Roswitha Alexandra Trappe

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  • Volpini Leonardo Volpini

    Leonardo Volpini

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