Beijing alumni event: Enhancing employability in a competitive market
- Date: Friday 26 January 2024, 18:30 – 21:00
- Location: Hilton Beijing Wangfujing, 8 Wangfujing East Street, Dongcheng, Beijing, 100006
- Type: Alumni
- Cost: Free
This event is open to all Leeds University Business School Alumni.
How can you take charge of your career and employability in a competitive labour market? How can you best develop your career path? Do you need to upskill and reskill?
Join our expert panel to discuss career recruitment processes and opportunities, top tips for success and insight into the current job market. This session will be facilitated by Leeds University Business School Director of Student Opportunity, Experience and Success, Associate Professor Tao Jiang.
This event will provide you with a valuable opportunity for Leeds University Business School alumni to hear from fellow graduates on how they have negotiated the next step in their careers, as well as to ask questions and pick up some tips.
The expert panel will be followed by networking and refreshments, where you will have the opportunity to reconnect with fellow alumni in a relaxed environment.
18:30 - Registration
19:00 - Expert panel: Enhancing employability in a competitive market
20:00 - Networking and Refreshments
21:00 - Close
We hope this event will be an opportunity for you to learn more about enhancing your employability, network with fellow graduates, share your memories of Leeds and connect for future business opportunities.
There is no charge for this event but places are limited and offered on a first come, first served basis. This event is for Leeds University Business School alumni only.
If you have any questions about this event, please contact the LUBS Alumni Relations Team (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Simona Liu (MA Human Resources Management 2017)
HR Professional at Murex HR Beijing
Simona is an experienced HR professional, currently working in the Fintech industry with previous experience at CHANEL.
Calvin Quek (BA Hons. Chinese Studies and Economics 1994)
Senior Manager for Partner Core at Amazon Web Services (AWS) Greater China
Calvin is a technology executive and entrepreneur with over twenty-five years experience. Currently Senior Manager for Partner Core at Amazon Web Services (AWS) Greater China, he leads the development of AWS's partner ecosystem.
Calvin started his China career with the AI/Machine Learning company AsiaWorks as China Sales GM and after that working as a VC investor with Global Catalyst Partners and Venture TDF. After that he ran a consulting business for tech startups including SoundHound AI and then served as CFO/COO at Happylatte (mobile gaming), followed by Chairman/investor of Moka Bros with ten restaurants across major Chinese cities.
Cindy Wang (Graduated from Emlyon Business School)
Lockin Regional Manager
Cindy has participated in a great number of overseas talent recruiting projects of many of the world's top 500 companies and domestic top Internet companies, like FOSUN, Lenovo etc., with rich experience in career educating and project managing. Cindy is familiar with the domestic recruitment process, especially rich experience and an in-depth understanding of the current recruitment requirements and assessment of domestic enterprises for overseas students. Cindy also has experience at career coaching.
Head of Hays Beijing Office
Sunny Wang is a Business Director, focusing on recruiting executive/senior level roles and succession plan in Legal, HR, Consumer & Life Sciences. Sunny has been in the recruitment industry for more than 18 years for multinational and domestic clients. She is currently managing Hays Beijing office with more than 40 consultants.