Yu, Jie

Dr Jie Yu  


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Head of China Foresight Project


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Teaching Fellow


Experience keywords:

Brexit; Chinese Foreign Policy; Economic Diplomacy; Foreign Direct Investments

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Consultancy; Energy; Policy and Regulatory Bodies

Countries and regions to which research relates:

China; EU; UK and EU

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream press; Radio; TV

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My research focuses on decision-making process of Chinese foreign policy to study who key decision makers are amongst Beijing's political elites; how decisions are made and what are key stakeholders for Chinese foreign policy.I also retain interests in UK-China and China-EU relations in general and recently acted as an expert witness for House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee inquiry into UK-China relations. I regularly fronts on major Chinese and English media outlets to comment and write on China's foreign affairs, appearance including BBC (TV&Radio), CCTV,the Independent, the I, South China Morning Post, VOA and Xinhua News Agency. I gained my doctorate at the International Relations Department, LSE. Her thesis titles as "Partnership ot Partnerships: An Examination on China-EU relations by using China-EU collaboration on climate change and clean energy technology as a case study". Prior to LSE IDEAS, I worked as a management consultant and China Desk at London Office of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, GmbH. I worked extensively with leading European conglomerates on China market entry strategies and Chinese State Owned Enterprises on direct investments in Europe, including EADS, Shanghai Automotive (SAIC), China General Nuclear Group (CGN). I also teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate courses (MSc Executive) at LSE and School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. And I also teach at LSE-Peking University joint Summer School.

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