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Christopher Chagnon

Assistant Director London Centre of International Law PracticeCentre for International Economic Law, Trade, and Development
Qualifications:

MSc MA BA

Location: London, UK

Biography

Christopher Chagnon is the assistant director of the Centre for International Economic Law, Trade, and Development (CIELTD) at the London Centre of International Law Practice (LCILP). His personal interest and expertise is in social enterprise development, public private partnerships in the development context, and Sino-African trade and development. He spent over five years living and working in China in a variety of positions including in business development, finance, M&A, academia, and journalism for foreign multinational corporations, Chinese companies, universities, and media. He has also worked in academia in Saudi Arabia and Italy. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. Academically, he has an MSc in International Development of Emerging Economies from King’s College London, as well as an MA in International Studies focusing on international business and education from Concordia University Irvine. He wrote his dissertations about trends in Chinese vs. OECD-DAC Development Finance in Africa, and Mainland China – Taiwan economic and political relations.

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