The China Global Investment Summit: Hangzhou 2015
中国全球投资峰会:杭州 2015

Edward Tse

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Gao Feng Advisory Company

Dr. Edward Tse is Founder & CEO of Gao Feng Advisory Company, a global strategy and management consulting firm with roots in China. He formerly led the China business of the Boston Consulting Group and Booz & Company, respectively, and has nearly 30 years of management consulting and senior corporate management experience.  China’s leading global business strategist, Dr. Tse specializes in the definition and implementation of business strategies, organizational effectiveness and corporate transformation, covering a wide range of industries. He has assisted several hundred companies – headquartered both within and outside China – on all aspects of business related to China and its integration with the rest of the world. He also consults to public sector organizations such as the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and the Chinese Government on issues related to policies, state-owned enterprise reform and competitiveness.


From 2006-12, he served as an independent board member for Baoshan Iron & Steel Corp. (which won the first Shanghai Exchange “Annual Board Governance Prize” in Dec 2009). He is currently an independent board member of two other large Chinese state-owned enterprises, a special policy advisor for Shanghai Municipal Government, an un-officio member of the Hong Kong SAR Government’s Strategic Development Commission. He was named one of "Top 20 Most Admired Knowledge Stars in China" by Manager magazine (2011) and one of “Top 10 Most Insightful and Inspirational Authors in China” by Business Review magazine (2012).


Dr. Tse is a frequent speaker on China's business and China’s role in the world, and author of over 150 articles. He is author of three books: Direction – What Chinese Enterprises Should Learn (in Chinese; Winter 2007); The China Strategy – Harnessing the Power of the World’s Fastest-Growing Economy (Spring 2010); Surpass – Chinese Enterprises’ Next Ten Years (in Chinese; Spring 2012).  His fourth book – China’s Disruptors – will be released in mid-2015.


He is a Chinese national with a S.B. and an S.M. degree in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. and an MBA from University of California, Berkeley.

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Tue 22 - Wed 23 Sep 2015

InterContinental Hangzhou, Hangzhou