Dr Yu Jie

Senior Research Fellow on China, Asia-Pacific Programme

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Dr Yu Jie is senior research fellow on China in the Asia-Pacific Programme at Chatham House, focusing on the decision-making process of Chinese foreign policy as well as China’s economic diplomacy.

She frequently comments in major media outlets such as BBC News and the Financial Times and regularly briefs senior policy practitioners from the G7 member governments and the Silk Road Fund in Beijing. She also advises major FTSE 100 corporates and leading European financial institutions on China’s political landscape.

Yu Jie has testified on China’s foreign affairs at various UK Parliament committees. She was previously head of China Foresight at LSE IDEAS and remains as an associate fellow.

Prior to LSE, she was a management consultant, specializing in Chinese state-owned enterprises investments in Europe and Chinese market entry strategies for European conglomerates at the London office of Roland Berger.

LSE recognized her as one of its ‘Leading Women’ in 2018 for her contribution in teaching and engaging the public debates on China’s foreign affairs.

She is also a Young Leader for the Asian Security Summit Shangri-La Dialogue.

Past experience

2011-18 Head of China Foresight, LSE IDEAS, the London School of Economics and Political Science
2009-11 Management Consultant and China Desk, London Office, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
2007-08 Deputy Editor, Millennium Journal of International Studies, the London School of Economics and Political Science

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