CLARE PEARSON

Former Chair of British Chamber of Commerce in China, International Development Director, Asia, DLA Piper

Clare Pearson is the International Development Director, Asia at DLA Piper.  She was also the Chair of the British Chamber of Commerce, China (2014-16).
At DLA Piper her role involves acting as a liaison between international boards, creating global strategy documents and enabling cross-selling of clients between offices. As a Pro-Bono Counsel for the firm she has advised Charitable Business Trusts and many global NGOs such as the Clinton Foundation and Mercy Corps on their operations in China.  
As the Chair of the British Chamber of Commerce in China, Clare works closely with the British Embassy to facilitate the Sino-UK business relationship.  She also sits on the Board of the China Britain Business Council as Vice-Chair in London.  She has lived in China for twelve years.