Market session - China
Skye Qi & Daniel Zheng
Join this session for an overview of the Chinese market, attitudes to travel, and the chance to ask your questions to a panel of agents and educators.
Skye Qi, JJL
With a certificate of Beisen Career Coach, Skye Qi has been working at JJL for over six years. She was the director of the US Premium Application Centre and joined the NAFSA Conference in 2019 as a representative of JJL. Now, she is the Director of JJL Global Development Centre, in charge of the UK and Europe Region which includes 17 counties and regions. Her duties include but are not limited to develop cooperation and maintain relationships with embassies, universities, schools, organisations and groups; discover the market demands and formulate marketing plans; explore potential business possibilities; the operation of “Overseas Institutions” on the JJLDXZ platform.
Daniel Zheng, HOPE Study Abroad Service
Holding a UK masters degree and the British Council Advanced Certificate for Counselling and British Education Promotion, Daniel Zheng has been in international education industry since 1993. After two years' service at the Shanghai Municipal Government Foreign Affairs Office, he joined the British Council Shanghai in 1993 firstly as an Education Counselling Service Officer and then Education Promotion Manager. He witnessed the development of international education in China and he was one of the pioneers who helped UK institutions enter the Chinese market by providing market briefings, organising British education fairs in China and establishing Sino-UK institutional links. He was the co-founder of HOPE Study Abroad Service, set up in 2000, and he has been General Manager and Managing Director since 2005. Daniel’s responsibilities at the company include: developing and maintaining relationships with both overseas and Chinese partner institutions and exploring mutually beneficiary business opportunities and projects; Market and project briefings for partner overseas institutions; Setting up business strategies for the company and managing a team of 40 staff.