Partners & Managing Directors


Peter AdamsPartnerBeijing
Peter Batey CMG,OBEChairmanBeijing
Roger EllisOperating ExecutiveLondon
Howie HeManaging DirectorBeijing
George KANG (KANG Jun)PartnerShenzhen
Angela LIANGManaging DirectorShanghai
Jules PleumeekersManaging DirectorShanghai
Edward RadcliffePartnerShanghai
David RussellManaging DirectorShanghai
Marcus Shadbolt,FCAManaging PartnerBeijing and London
Jason WANGPartnerShanghai

Edward Radcliffe


Edward Radcliffe co-founded Vermilion Partners in 2004.  He first started advising international companies on China in 1994 and has helped formulate and implement China strategies for numerous leading international firms. He has worked in the consumer goods, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, telecommunications and energy sectors.

Prior to founding Vermilion, Edward served as General Manager of Whitefox Technologies Limited, which specialises in the development and commercialisation of environmental technology. He remains an adviser to the firm. Before joining Whitefox, Edward was Head of Online Retail at BT Retail, a division of BT Group plc.

From 1994 to 2000, Edward served as Director and Chief Representative of Batey Burn, a leading China advisory firm in Beijing, before returning to London as the UK managing director.

Edward served as Treasurer of the British Chamber of Commerce in China, 1997-98, and as a Council member of the China-Britain Business Council from 1999 to 2000. He holds a BA (Hons.) in Chinese Studies from the University of Durham, UK, as well as an MBA from INSEAD, France, and speaks fluent Mandarin. Edward is based in Shanghai.