About YP

SwedCham Young Professionals in China is the youth committee of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in China. We focus on connecting young talented individuals, with companies in Shanghai and Beijing through a range of activities such as company visits, midsummer parties, and inspiring seminars. We try to provide our members with the perfect balance of social networking and business interests. Whether you are a newcomer to our community, or a full-fledged China veteran, we would like to invite you to come hang out with us and our fellow Swedes, as well as the many Sweden-enthusiasts that tread the streets of China!

If you are looking for new opportunities within the Swedish business community, we encourage you to take a look at our Career Portal, the perfect up to date tool for you when on the job hunt.

A membership to SwedCham Young Professionals in China is 450 RMB for 1 year, and 275 RMB for 6 months. The critera for being a SwedCham Young Professionals member is just to be under 35 years old.

Contact

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Anton Alm
President of SwedCham Young Professionals in China
Stipendiefonden för Svensk Utlandsungdom Scholarship Holder, Swedish Chamber of Commerce in China
anton@swedcham.cn

Anton is a recent graduate from Lund University School of Economics and Management, with a BSc in Business and Economics majoring in finance as well as a minor in business law. In addition to that, he has studied Chinese History and Culture at Uppsala University. During his university time, Anton has engaged in many extracurricular activities within his Student union LundaEkonomerna, such as career fairs, the finance committee and innovation competitions. Additionally, he has worked full-time as a Treasurer and Board Member of LundaEkonomerna representing one of Sweden's largest student unions with more than 4000 members. Previously Anton has worked as an entrepreneur coach and promoter of the youth entrepreneur program Rookie Startups. Now Anton is looking to learn more about Chinese business, culture and gain valuable international experience, as well as expand his network in China.

Shanghai Committee

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OLLE FALKENÄNG
Head of SwedCham YP Shanghai Committee
Creative & Project Lead, We Are Social

After working several years within Sales and Marketing in Sweden, with the latest experience at IBM, Olle has been in Shanghai since early 2017. Since then Olle has been a part of China's Sharing Economy & Blockchain wave. Currently, Olle is the Creative & Project Lead at the social media marketing agency, We Are Social.

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Carmen Zhu
Member of SwedCham YP Shanghai Committee
IELTS Officer China, British Council

With almost 4 years’ experience in Education Management industry, Carmen is a graduate from Lund University in South Sweden. In 2016, Carmen completed her Msc. in Managing People, Knowledge and Change, and became a HR intern in an IT startup company in Copenhagen for a short time. Currently, Carmen is responsible for delivering English language test for people who dream to study abroad at British Council. She is good at project planing and operation, and enthusiastically volunteer in connecting Swedish culture with Chinese culture.

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Christelle Kikuni Apamba
Member of SwedCham YP Shanghai Committee
Student, Shanghai University of International Business and Economics

2016 Christelle had the honor to participate in a Chinese competition called “Chinese bridge” in Kunming, China. Because of her good grades and hard-work, she has been awarded with the Chinese government scholarship to pursue her bachelor degree in International economics and trade in Shanghai University of International business and economics. During her studies she has been engaging with Nordic-China Startup Forum. Christelle is excellent in 5 languages and is very interested in dance and food. She is now looking to expand her experiences, network and knowledge on an international level, and one day start her own business.

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Yangie You
Member of SwedCham YP Shanghai Committee
Freelancer

Yangie is an individual freelancer in Shanghai who specializes in English education. She had lived in Sweden for 7 years and she studied Digital Media there. After that she worked for a Nordic film festival as Communication Assistant. She is interested in integrating Swedish culture with Chinese culture in a creative way.

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Wentong Cai
Member of SwedCham YP Shanghai Committee
Associate Editor, China Welfare Institute Publishing House

By a chance of an exchange program, Wentong (Daisy) began a deep journey in Sweden since 2012. From an international student (Lund Uni, Copenhagen Uni to Stockholm Uni) to an employee, she maintains her passions in Swedish culture and lifestyle. With a MA in Applied Cultural Analysis and a M.Sc. in Environmental Social Science, she has done research-based business development with solid empirical data collected regarding global consumer studies and intercultural analysis of Scandinavian-Chinese relationship. She is now working on digital marketing and looking into network building to continue her story with Sweden.

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CELINE DONG (DONG CHENYU)
Member of SwedCham YP Shanghai Committee
Senior Consultant, Tencent Cloud

Celine now is working in leading IT company in Shanghai and holds a Master degree in International Business Study from University of Amsterdam. She has lived and worked in Northern Europe for 6 years and back in China since early 2018. With working experience in Huawei Europe, China Mobile International and Tencent, She is willing to exploring more opportunities in both culture and business cooperation between Northern Europe and China.

Beijing Committee

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Yuning chen
Head of SwedCham YP Beijing Committee
Legal Counsel, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services ("MBFS")

Yuning is a New York-qualified lawyer. He gained his professional experience from China and the U.S. Before joining MBFS, he worked for the World Bank Group and several international law firms where his practice focused on corporate finance, project finance and general banking. Yuning holds an LL.B. degree from Renmin University of China and two LL.M. degrees from Stockholm University and New York University, School of Law, respectively. He has been living in four countries across Asia, Europe and America. Yuning is also an alumnus of the Swedish Institute Scholarship.

Zhihao Li

ZHIHAO LI
Member of SwedCham YP Beijing Committee
Freelancer 

Zhihao is a freelancer in Beijing who has studied a Master's in Business and Economics in Sweden at Högskolan i Borås and has lived in Sweden for more than 12 years. He worked in two different international companies in the field of the manufacturing industry as Supply Chain Coordinator and Service Coordinator. Having run his own business in Sweden he has a passion and flair for business. Now Zhihao is looking for new opportunities to strengthen his network in China and hope to use his background to better connect young people from Sweden and China.

Xiaotong Shen

Xiaotong (sven) shen
Member of SwedCham YP Beijing Committee
Business Marketing Lead, Snap Inc.

Sven received his MSc. degree in Media and Communication Studies from Lund University in 2019 and continued a Swedish language program in 2020. Being able to speak the language provides deep insights into Swedish culture and society and he is passionate to teach others the language, culture and connect people. With his latest experience at Google as an Account Manager, he is specialized in digital advertising especially in the gaming vertical. Currently, he is working at an American social media company based in Beijing.

Wei Shuqin

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Member of SwedCham YP Beijing Committee                                      
Consultant, VincentHawk

Shuqin is now working in the education industry. She got her Master's degree in English Language and Literature and bachelor's degree in Journalism from Beijing Foreign Studies University. She has previously worked as a translator and interpreter for the Ministry of Commerce of the PRC as well as in the media industry. She is interested in Sweden its culture, traditions and business and hopes to contribute to the exchange activities between China and Sweden.

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