Ex-Director of Trade & Investment from British Embassy in Beijing to work with Tucker & Partners


London, Friday 22 June 2012

Tucker & Partners is pleased to announce that Neil Blakeman, ex-Commercial Counsellor from the British Embassy in Beijing will work with its China team as Senior China adviser.

Neil was also the International Trade Adviser for UK Trade & Investment in the South West of England and has extensive public and private sector experience in international business development. Prior to joining UK Trade & Investment, Neil held numerous senior management positions in Tetley Group and United Distillers.

Christopher Tucker, CEO, Tucker & Partners said “I am delighted that Neil has agreed to work with us. He will bring a wealth of experience to our team as well as excellent connections throughout the British business community.”

Neil Blakeman said “I am looking forward to working with Tucker & Partners at this exciting time in its development. Tucker & Partners is punching well-above its weight and is making rapid headway in developing business between Europe and China.”

Tucker & Partners recently launched a series of technology showcase events at leading science parks and high-tech developments zones in China with its partner, the China Guanghua Science & Technology Foundation. The showcase events are co-located with leading national and international technology exhibitions and will enable European and North American companies to gain access to the heart of the technology sector in China.

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Christopher Tucker, CEO, Tucker & Partners Ltd
Tel: 020 7193 0108
Cell: 07765 402 563

Neil Blakeman
Cell: 07926 097 604


Notes to Editors

Tucker & Partners is a UK-based international business consultancy with consultants in Europe, North America and China. Tucker & Partners advises companies, mostly in the technology sector, on strategy, finance, and international business development. Tucker & Partners has a collaborative relationship with the China Guanghua Science & Technology Foundation and represents the Foundation in Europe all matters relating to technology transfer and technology commercialisation. The Foundation is run by the Committee of the Communist Youth League of China and is one of China’s leading charitable organisations. The Foundation was ranked the number 1 charity in China by Forbes in 2010.