Melville Petrie has spent much of his working life in Greater China and is a recognized authority on the region. He regularly takes seminars in English and Mandarin for those doing business between East and West. In addition to Mandarin he also has a good grasp of the vivid Cantonese spoken dialect - often the language of business in Asia. Yingshi Helsby conducts regular intercultural programmes for English and Mandarin speakers exploring international negotiation, oral, written and non-verbal communication. With a wealth of country-specific information she has studied, lived and worked in China, Japan, and UK. Yingshi and her husband William live in UK with their two children.
"Provides essential insights into the changing China business environment, its people and how to trade and do business successfully." Lord Powell of Bayswater KCMG "Essential reading for anyone with, or looking to develop, business interests in China." Chartered Institute of Management "Melville Petrie has spent most of his working life in Greater China and so is well placed to provide expert input about the dos and don'ts of how foreigners conduct business [there]." China-Britain Business Council