InterAxS FireHouse Chat: China in the new world order - friend or foe?
InterAxS in partnership with Firehouse Communications would like to invite you to the next in our series of Chatham House Rule events for an invitation-only vetted v/c audience. To preserve freedom of expression, this will not be recorded on video, but a list of participants circulated ahead of its start for those participating. Transcripts will be available for quaiifying, participating institutions on application
We have a panel combining deep geopolitical, business, and investment expertise, representing a spectrum of opinion from ‘hawk’ to ‘dove’. After contributions from our world-class speakers, of 5 mins each, we are reserving an hour for questions from a senior public policy, business and investment group, known and trusted as individuals, and with no representation of the PRC:
Wednesday 29 April
16.00 – Opening introductions by panel
16.15 – facilitated Q&A, chaired by Simon Brocklebank-Fowler, with prioritised and filtered written questions from the audience
Dominic Armstrong, serial Asian investor and geopolitical risk fund principal, former co-founder Aegis, the $1bn global intelligence consulting firm.
Mark Field, former Minister of State for Asia, FCO to 2019, past member of the Security and Intelligence Select Committee, House of Commons which reviewed the Huawei investment decision.
Alistair Michie, Chair, International Council for the Centre for China and Globalisation; and Secretary General, British East Asia Council. Serial entrepreneur in the region.
Charlie Parton, former FCO diplomat (China, Taiwan, HK, Singapore), former Head EU delegation to Beijing, currently a director of RUSI, Special Adviser to the UK Parliament Foreign Affairs Select Committee, and consultant to leading global businesses in China. Consultant.
Jack Yu, former British diplomat in China, Senior adviser in London to KWM, China’s leading global law firm, Honorary Visiting Professor, Confucius Institute, LSE.
We expect to cover topics including: China’s economic resilience and recovery; Western supply chain security; 5G and tech leadership; raw materials, rare earths; the China/US debt dynamic; energy policy; democracy, does it matter?; BRI – an economic asset or threat to the West; environment as a key PRC objective; pandemic 2020 – cui bono and who pays?; defence and security, the Thucydides moment, and the end of Pax Americana?; and which sectors win?
To be fully compliant with MiFID II there will be a charge attached to this event. Going forward, this can be paid as an annual subscription fee.
Please register here and we will issue the Zoom codes required for log-in.