China Initiative


Quy Huy 
Professor of Strategy
The Solvay Chaired Professor of Technological Innovation


Our Vision

INSEAD’s China Initiative is a thought leader on the myriad challenges and opportunities encountered by Chinese companies and senior executives as well as foreign businesses operating, or planning to operate, in China. The Initiative’s knowledge creation enables global professionals to navigate the ever-changing business landscape successfully.

Our Mission

Our primary objective is to enhance INSEAD research and teaching on China, specifically by studying leadership, strategic change and innovation in China.

Our Priorities

Develop research examining the China business landscape; facilitate and promote academic exchanges as well as academic-corporate collaborations through annual conferences and field trips.

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Upcoming Events


Shenzhen Field Trip

Event date to be determined
Shenzhen, China

Following the successful field trip to Alibaba's ecosystems in Hangzhou in November 2019, the Centre is hosting a second field trip to Huawei and Tencent ecosystems in Shenzhen.

Inaugural Academic Conference

27 - 28 March 2021
INSEAD Europe Campus

This inaugural conference focuses on China-related research.


Our Research on China


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The Team


Quy Huy

Academic Director

Xiao Zhixing

Senior Fellow 

Fong Wai Yee

Executive Assistant



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