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The Team

Committed to the Cause

Chenchao Liu

Co-Founder

Mr. Liu, born in China, has been in Germany for more than 17 years. He is the Founder of Silreal, a consulting firm enabling companies to entry, expand and find strategic partners in China and Europe. Capitalizing his extensive insights about China and its interrelations with Europe, Mr. Liu combines his expertise in healthcare and his intercultural competencies to enable institutions to place strategic investments into various companies along the Silk Road. As a Global Shaper of World Economic Forum, Mr. Liu is regularly invited as speaker and quest at international conferences such as G20 Global Solutions Summit, OECD Forum, The Federation of German Industries and Max-Planck Society.

Xuanzi Zhang

Co-Founder

Experienced, trustworthy, fun. These are just a few of the ways coworkers describe this invaluable member of our team. Alex Smith is truly a joy to be around and makes it a pleasure to come to work every single day.

Xiaoli Li

Co-Founder

Experienced, trustworthy, fun. These are just a few of the ways coworkers describe this invaluable member of our team. Alex Smith is truly a joy to be around and makes it a pleasure to come to work every single day.

French Hub Leaders

Thierry Auzel

French Hub Leader

Thierry currently works in Sino-French PE/VC investment fund Cathay Capital, based in Paris.

Before joining Cathay Capital, Thierry worked in investment banking at Canaccord Genutiy, in both Paris and London offices, as generalist M&A Analyst and Associate. He helped European small and mid-cap clients on several buy-side, sell-side and refinancing executions. He worked with a number of investors in Private Equity including ICG, Cinven, Ardian, Activa, Apax, Siparex, Triton, Equistone, EMZ, Inflexion, Exponent, Cathay Capital. Thierry holds a master degree in Finance & Strategy from Sciences Po Paris. He have finalised an exchange program with HKU in Hong Kong and studied one year at SISU in Shanghai.

German Hub Leaders

Xiaoli Li

Co-President, German Hub

With us since our founding, River Watts is one of our veteran team members. They bring their years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed.

Martin Reisser

German Hub Leader

Martin currently works as an Investment Manager under the strategic investment division of the Axel Springer SE and is based in Berlin. Before joining AS, he was a serial-entrepreneur with a thorough understanding about the Berlin start-up ecosystem. He is interested in Sino-German cross-border private-equity M&A and fundraising deals. He is passionate about healthcare trends in both digital transformation as well as regarding the impact of the digital life sciences industry in general. He holds a Bachelor of Science from WHU and an Executive Master degree in Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership from ESCP Europe.

UK Hub Leaders

River Watts

Director of Communications

With us since our founding, River Watts is one of our veteran team members. They bring their years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed.

Jesse Neimus

President

Jesse Neimus joined BUSINESS NAME with the vision and drive to improve upon our Non-Profit Organization, and focused on developing the organization with experience and integrity.