Venue: University of Edinburgh Business School
Telephone: 0131 662 2180
Event Date: 11/06/2014 18:00 - 19:30
The Confucius Institute for Scotland at the University of Edinburgh invites Members of SCEN to a special guest lecture by Visiting Professor CHEN Liming, President of BP China, on Wednesday 11 June 2014.
Chen Liming became President of BP China in November 2008 and also serves as Chairman of BP (China) Holding Company. Prior to joining BP he was Executive Vice President of Sasol China, an integrated energy and chemicals company. His career began in 1994 with the CONDEA Group which was subsequently acquired by Sasol. Prior to his career advancement, Chen Liming was a senior researcher in Singapore Institute of Standards & Industrial Research in charge of scientific research and negotiation on joint ventures.
In 2013 Chen Liming gave a lecture as part of the Confucius Institute for Scotland annual Business Lecture Series at the Playfair library. The lecture was a tremendous success. Following on from this he was made a Visiting Professor within the School of Literature, Languages and Cultures in the University of Edinburgh. Chen Liming will give his first lecture as a visiting professor on China and Climate Change.
The lecture will be followed by a Q&A session and drinks reception. Booking is essential.