Senior business professional in Beijing
40 years oldOther education positionsCome from United KingdomLiving in Beijing
Language: English
Mandarin: simple communication

Over 8 years in Beijing as a business professional. No looking for an exciting new challenge as I continue my China adventure

Senior Business Analyst
Hong Kong Jockey Club
Oct 2013 - Mar 2022(8 years)

On secondment for HKJC in Beijing as a senior business analyst and risk-management consultant specialist to the China Sports Lottery, from October 2013 to present Leading member of a small team responsible for the strategic and technological development of the CSL business, help to optimise the operational efficiency of the business, hitting turnover and delivering margin targets as directed by CSL, liability management, and all training of local traders Well-used to establishing close partnerships with, and working closely alongside CSL leaders and PRC Ministry of Finance officials. Head of training 2018-present. Overall responsibility for the designing and delivery of specifically tailored training programs to local CSL traders of varying experience/ability. This incorporates classroom style training classes, trading assessments, written exams, compiling analysis and management of internal CSL promotions. Helped to build a culture of dynamic and creative thinking and identify opportunities to develop individual traders and the greater business alike. A genuine opportunity to challenge well-established assumptions, improve upon cultural and company norms and to introduce a sense of innovation through interpersonal skills and the development of professional relationships. Sole responsibility for local trader annual Re-Certification programs and annual reports. Key involvement in all International tournaments, strategic and turnover projection planning, pricing and management of long-term outright markets, designing trading strategies, match compiling and training Odds compiler for HKJC, using the latest in data analysis techniques, shot data mapping and expected goals projections

University of York
, Politics
Oct 2000 - Jun 2004(4 years)

BA Politics from a top UK University