Advisory Board

Name Location
Paul Baines London
Ernst Behrens Beijing
Neil Benedict New York
John Botts London
Sir Stephen Brown,KCVO London
Sir Anthony Galsworthy,KCMG London
GE Su Beijing
Hu Yan Beijing
Rudi Lamprecht Munich
Thomas Putter Munich
Adam Williams Beijing
Malcolm Williams London
XU Bin Beijing

Ernst Behrens


Ernst Behrens is Non-executive Chairman of EADS China, and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Foreign Investment Companies in China. He is based in Beijing. Previously he was President and CEO of EADS China, and from 1997 to 2004, he served as President and CEO of Siemens China, a EUR 5 billion revenue business operating through 45 companies and employing 38,000 people. He was President and CEO of Siemens Philippines between 1992 and 1997, and before this appointment, had held a number of management roles within Siemens Asia. He first came to work in China between 1981 and 1984.

Ernst served as the President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China between 2002-04, President of the German Chamber of Commerce in China between 1999-01, as well as President of the European Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines from 1995 to 1997.

Ernst served as an Electronics Engineer in the German Naval Air Force, and was awarded the Cross of Order of Merit by the German government.