Founder at The China Agenda and Former Secretary of State for Education
Annette Nijs founded The China Agenda in November 2018.
She is a China watcher, economist, commentator, writer and guest speaker. Annette also is an experienced Board Member and Advisor to the Board. Annette’s areas of focus are: geopolitics, China-EU relations, economics, innovation, higher education, entrepreneurship, co-operation across borders and the dynamics of China’s society and corporate culture.
She is highly respected for her knowledge about global economic, industrial and innovation trends. She is appreciated for her deep insights into world politics, the China market, Chinese management culture and the global rise of Chinese companies.
Also very familiar with the EU and the Western business world, Annette is regularly approached for her interpretation of the developments of the China-EU relation and her insights and advise on China-EU business opportunities.
Annette has an extensive global network in political, government and business circles allowing her to make extraordinary connections.