Cherry Yu Jie – Keynote Speaker

Senior Research Fellow on China at Chatham House

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Specialist Subjects

  • Party vs Market: A Permanent Dilemma
  • China’s Belt and Road Initiative
  • China's Economic Model
  • Foreign Policy
  • China in a Post-Pandemic World
  • China's Trade War


  • Chinese
  • English


Dr Cherry Yu Jie is senior research fellow on China at Chatham House, focusing on the decision-making process of China’s political economy as well as China’s economic diplomacy.

Cherry Yu Jie speaks and writes frequently in major media outlets such as the BBC and Financial Times; and regularly briefs senior policy practitioners from the G7 member governments,and advises the Silk Road Fund in Beijing, as well as major FTSE 100 companies.

Yu Jie has testified at the UK House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee and the International Trade Committee. She was head of China Foresight at LSE IDEAS– LSE’s foreign policy think tank. Prior to LSE, she was a management consultant, specializing in Chinese state-owned enterprise investments in Europe and Chinese market entry strategies for European conglomerates at the London Office of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants.

Dr Cherry Yu Jie has been recognized as a ‘Leading Woman’ of the London School of Economics for her contribution to teaching and engaging in public debates on China’s foreign affairs. She remains an associate fellow at LSE IDEAS.

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