MAX BAUCUSU.S. Ambassador to the People's Republic of China (2014-17); U.S. Senator (D-MT) (1978-2013); Chair, Senate Finance Committee (2007-13)

"We hired Sen Baucus for an event which focused on the China-US economic corridors today and current implications for the future cooperation. He provided a very insightful view about the current and future relations between the 2 countries. Our clients and staff really appreciated his unique perspective. Sen. Baucus was a great keynote speaker for our event. Thank you for your recommendation."

- Major Multinational Bank

JACK LEW: U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (2013-2016); White House Chief of Staff (2012-2013), Director Office Management & Budget (2010-2012); Citigroup Senior Executive
"Thank you so much for all your help to secure the Secretary as our opening speaker and with your help through the planning process! It was a huge success! We received such great feedback on his remarks, interview and the panel! One of the best we’ve had. He is just the nicest man!"
- Pershing LLC
APRIL RINNE: Head of the Sharing Economy Working Group, World Economic Forum; Sharing Economy Advisory Board Member, China's National Sharing Economy Commission; Global Authority on the New Economy, Disruptive Innovation and the Future of Work

"[April sparked] new ways of thinking about the sharing economy... Many participants found April’s workshops insightful, thought-provoking and enjoyable, and were keen to have had their half-day workshops extended into full-day sessions to discuss the ideas generated in further detail. Her candid sharing during public lectures inspired new ideas for sharing economy related startups in Singapore."

-Singapore Prime Minister's Office & Center for Strategic Futures
DAVID ROWANEditor-at-Large and Founding Editor-in-Chief of WIRED UK; Renowned Tech Journalist, The Sunday Times

"Your contribution at the event was terrific. The content was highly relevant & extremely interesting. We also appreciated that you took on board the detail discussed on the briefing call ahead of the event. Your talk received the highest audience review on the feedback application. The level of your professionalism is unrivalled."

-Mercer, Hong Kong
  • Recently sought-out for a keynote on The Technology of Tomorrow's Enterprise at Emea Atmosphere 2017. 
  • Interviewed the founder of Grab, one of Asia's largest ride-hailing apps, at the prominent RISE Conference, shedding light on the on-demand economy. 
  • A prolific journalist who reports on the major shifts, disruptions and advances in tech first-hand, Rowan's work on China includes insights into new and revolutionary startups and apps, and new technologies and business models. 
JAMIE METZLFormer Executive Vice President, Asia Society; Regular commentator for CNN & Bloomberg
"Jamie is a fantastic authority and resource on all things related to China... He was extremely knowledgeable, flexible and a pleasure to work with on our event programming. I was particularly impressed by Jamie's presence and command of the topics and his ability to engage with the audience in a meaningful way. Throughout our preparation, Jamie was always accessible and provided constructive ways to improve our program."
  • Just selected for a University of Dallas lecture on Rising China and the Shifting Geopolitics of Asia, Metzl received the following rave review: "Jamie Metzl was outstanding. His lecture on the rise of China and its implications was substantive, compelling and artfully delivered. Everyone involved was delighted."
  • Recently sought-out for HSBC’s China Forums in both New York and San Francisco.
  • A regular contributor for CNN, Metzl has recently shed light on Chinese economic reform, globalization, and more. 
With China's future top of mind for businesses and organizations across industries, these HWA experts can reveal the trends, advances and shifting dynamics that are shaping the China of tomorrow.