About YP

SwedCham Young Professionals (YP) 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, social events, and inspiring seminars. Tailored events and a network for Young Professionals by Young Professionals. SwedCham YP is a voluntary-run non-profit organization that is organized in two committees, one based in Beijing and one based in Shanghai. Are you ready to grow and develop within the Swedish-Chinese business community? Join us!

For joining the SwedCham Young Professional in China, we offer a 12-month valid YP Discount Pass which is 450 RMB. The criteria for purchasing this Young Professional Discount Pass: Under and Includes 35 years old.

Kindly note: this Young Professional Pass only means that you could enjoy discount prices when you purchase the tickets, it does not mean you are an official member of Swedcham in China. You will not be able to purchase the tickets for our Member-Only events.  

Contact

For more information about SwedCham's YP events, please contact us at:

youngprofessionals@swedcham.cn 

For committee member application, please send an email (brief introduction of yourself and CV) to:

BJ: 787451018@qq.com   

SH: daisy_cai@yeah.net

Interviews will be ongoing continuously for both positions. Please specify if you are applying for Beijing or Shanghai. If you have any questions regarding the position, don't hesitate to contact us at the above email addresses.

Shanghai Committee

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Wentong Cai (Daisy)
Head of SwedCham YP Shanghai Committee
Cataloging Librarian, Fudan University.

By a chance of an exchange program, Wentong (Daisy) began a deep journey in Sweden since 2012. From an international student of Lund, Copenhagen, and 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 and intercultural analysis of Scandinavian-Chinese relationship. Now apart from the daily work, she has been supporting Swedcham YP to organize cultural events in a way to continue her story with Sweden.

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Jay chen
Member of SwedCham YP Shanghai Committee
Controlling ManagerSiemens Healthineers.

Moved to Sweden as a child, Jay graduated with MSc. from Uppsala University before embarking on five years of engagements that took him to live and work in dozens of countries on three continents. Since 2019 Jay has been based in Shanghai practising corporate finance at Siemens Healthineers. His passion for multi-cultured networks drives him to engage with Swedish YP.

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Tieyang Wu (Michael)
Member of SwedCham YP Shanghai Committee
Information and Computing Science, Shandong University.

 

Tieyang is now working in B2B SaaS industry at sales and marketing. He get bachelor degree in Shandong University, been living in Shanghai for 10 years. He is quite interested into history and economic as well as sociology. The Vikings history is one of his favourite, and he get chance to work for Sweden software company at 2021. Enrich lives is his credo, he get the credo as a gift from Apple. Beside work, he do yoga, Taichi as well as Thai-boxing. Also, he is a fan of museum and library. Welcome to talk with him if you see him around.

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JENNY WANG
Member of SwedCham YP Shanghai Committee                                      

Attracted by the unique MFA in Child Culture Design, Jenny started her journey in Sweden with curiosity. She is enthusiastic about culture, art, and design. Before returning to Shanghai, Jenny had a valuable opportunity to present her art project near the Town Hall of Gothenburg. In addition to her profession and work, she also pays particular attention to the topics of food, environment, and sustainability. Hoping to reconnect with Sweden somehow, luckily she found SwedCham YP!

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Christelle Kikuni Apamba
Member of SwedCham YP Shanghai Committee                                      

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. Besides her studies she is doing her internship as a marketing and event coordinator at Nordic Hub China, furthermore, she is active in Nordic-China Startup Forum and Swedcham Young Professionals, acting as the business manager and a committee member. Christelle is excellent in 5 languages and is very interested in dance and food.

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Mattias Ellbäck
Member of SwedCham YP Shanghai Committee                                      

Mattias started to get in contact with the Chinese society and culture when he was studying his B.Sc. in Engineering on The Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden. The first time he traveled to China was in 2009 and have come back almost every year since. It has been and still is an interesting journey to see how fast China is developing. During the time he lives in China he wants to spend his extra time and energy on something interesting and fun so he joined the Swedcham YP Committee.

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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