The 2019 Sino British Summit

The Sino British Summit is UK’s leading forum for future leaders to engage in positive future-focused debate on the world’s biggest questions and its emphasis on preparing and informing the next generation of decision-makers. As well as the leadership of its board of directors on these issues, having an average age of 21, has won it the official backing of UK Prime Minister Theresa May earlier this year with a letter of support.

Our third Summit, entitled Dialogue for the Future, will be held at the Dorchester Hotel on the 21st of February in 2019, and aims to tackle some of the most pertinent and complex issues facing China, the UK, and the rest of the world by bringing together key thinkers and doers to discuss the impact of innovation on climate change, education, and economic growth.

The summit will consist of three panels:

  • Our Diverse Economies - New Challenges and Opportunities

  • Sustainable Development - Pursuing Opportunities for Our Shared Future

  • Education - What’s Next?

Speakers include:

  • Dr Louise Liu - CEO of The Economist Group for Greater China

  • Dr Elizabeth Kiss - Global CEO of Rhodes Trust, Warden of Oxford Rhodes House

  • Mr Tim Clissold - CEO of Peony Capital Limited, Author of Mr China – 2004 Book of the Year by The Economist

  • Mr Farid Haque - Co-founder and COO of Asset Vault

  • Ms Susan Zhu - Founder & Chairman of Shanghai Treasure Carbon New Energy, Low-carbon Economist

  • Professor Yike Guo - Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow, Professor and Founding Director of Data Science Institute of Imperial College London

  • Mr Chris Marlin - President of Lennar International

  • Ms Katharine Carruthers - Pro - Vice Provost of University College London, Director of the UCL Institute of Education Confucius Institute

More speakers will be announced…