Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011
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Neil Blakeman Associates
We have extensive commercial experience in China, Central Europe and a range of emerging and developed markets.
We work with an exceptional group of highly experienced Associates, who are acknowledged experts in their particular disciplines.
Our clients are world-class companies and public-sectors agencies. We have built a strong reputation by working closely with them, to achieve measurable results.
Who we are:
We are an independent consultancy providing specialist advice on international business issues, in areas covering trade, investment, partnering and other forms of cooperation.
We ensure that a senior consultant leads and works on your business, maintaining their close day-to-day involvement (not delegating to junior staff).
We have a unique blend of commercial and public-sector experience at senior levels, particularly in China and the UK. Neil Blakeman and most of our Associates have lived, worked and travelled extensively in China and other countries, operating in a diverse range of environments.
Our knowledge and skills are combined with an exceptional network of contacts within the commercial world, government, and higher education.
What we do:
We offer support on a consultancy, advisory or project basis.
We work closely with senior management and the Board, at their Head Office, as well as in market when necessary.
We help clients to deal with the challenges of doing business internationally, overcoming trade barriers, operating difficulties and cultural differences.
During the launch or development phases of your business in a market, we can also assist with directly representing your interests.
Our clients are world-class companies and public-sector agencies.
We work with them at both strategic and operational levels:
Overseas companies wishing to operate or expand in the UK
UK and European companies
projects for large companies
growing mid-market companies
niche or ‘born global’ smaller companies
UK and European public-sector agencies
leading agencies developing their international activities
inward investment and economic development
Areas of specialism
Inward Investment: strategy, planning, market entry and implementation
International trade & investment: strategy, market assessment and entry, route to market, partner selection, government relations, CEO / Director coaching.
China, France, Central Europe, other emerging markets.
Industrial, consumer goods, education, ICT, health, other specialist products / projects.
Services can be provided in the following languages
Chinese (with our partner company)
Appointed Visiting Research Fellow at University of the West of England
China specialist for ‘Knowledge Peers’
UKTI - UK Advisory Network
China-Britain Business Council. China Advisers Network (Founder member).
48 Group Club. Bristol China Partnership
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