Mrs. Fang has lived in Germany for over 20 years. She has more than 15 years of valuable experience with German companies entering the Chinese market. She joined bdp in 2013 and works in Hamburg, Tianjin and Shanghai. She is the head of the bdp China Desk and is in charge of successfully establishing production, trading and service companies throughout China. Since 2019, Mrs. Fang has also acted as COO of bdp's sister company, bdp Mechanical Components. She draws from a vast skillset in business, tax and legal areas and is very familiar with the differences between Chinese and German social and corporate culture. “Respect each other, and seek common grounds while putting aside differences” is her principle to balance cultural misunderstandings.

CV

1995 - 1999
University of Harbin, China
Business Administration, degree: Diploma
2002 - 2006
Free University of Berlin, Germany
Economics and Sinology, degree: Master of Arts
2007 - 2010
Innovation Assistant in a German engineering company in Saarland, Germany
Assist the Managing Director to set up a joint venture in China (planning and organization, negotiations, translations, preparation of documents in two languages, review the finance statements)
2010 - 2013
Head of Administration China in a German engineering company in Berlin, Germany
Responsible for setting up a subsidiary in China (selecting location, negotiations with governments, construction project management, recruitment, etc.)
2013 – 2019
Management Consultant and Authorized Representative at bdp Management Consultants GmbH
2019 – 2020
Partner at bdp China and COO of bdp Mechanical Components Shanghai
since 2020
Partner at bdp China and COO of bdp Mechanical Components

Specialities

  • Financial accounting, tax, legal, company establishment, secondment consultancy for German enterprises in China-related business  
  • Support during business negotiations
  • Intercultural training
  • Procurement consulting

Lanuages

Chinese, German and English