Sir David Brewer CMG

Sir David Brewer at ACfPU 2013 Annual Event
Chief Advisor

Sir David Brewer CMG

Sir David Brewer was Chairman of the China-Britain Business Council and President of the EU-China Business Association from 2007 to July 2013. He was a Member of the Board and Honorary Treasurer from 1991 to 2007.

He is a Holder of the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government Magnolia Gold Award. He is a Vice-President of the Great Britain-China Centre, having been Chairman from 1997 to 2004.

He is the Chief Advisor of the Advisory Board of the Association of Chinese Financial Professionals in UK (ACfPU).

He is a Non-Executive Director of LIFFE Administration and Management, Tullett Prebon SITICO (China) Ltd and the National Bank of Kuwait (International) PLC, and a Senior Adviser to Travelex.

Sir David’s career has been in insurance broking, with Sedgwick and Marsh. For Sedgwick he opened their offices in Japan in 1976, in China in 1981 and in India in 1986.

He was Lord Mayor of the City of London for the year 2005 – 2006 and was appointed Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London in 2008.

Joe Su

Lequn Su
Legal Advisor

Lequn Su (Joe) 苏乐群
Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing LLP, London

Joe is a Taylor Wessing London based Senior Associate. He is dual England and Hong Kong qualified lawyer specialises in China related cross border financing transactions.

Prior to joining Taylor Wessing, Joe was with another two well known international law firms based in London/Hong Kong.

Joe’s experience primarily involves acting for both lenders and major corporate borrowers on syndicated loans, commercial real estate financings, structured and acquisition financings, as well as asset-based lending. His experience also includes advising banks and corporates in restructuring matters.

He is a member of both the Hong Kong Law Society and the International Bar Association, and speaks English fluently in addition to native Mandarin.

Trevor Tan

Trevor Tan
Legal Advisor

Trevor Tan 陈光正
Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Trevor is an associate in the dispute resolution team of Norton Rose Fulbright. He advises institutional and State clients on disputes ranging from cross-border energy arbitration to private equity management agreement litigation.

In 2013 Trevor was seconded to the firm’s Beijing office. He advised on inbound and outbound transactional work, including corporate and project financings involving Chinese SOEs, joint ventures and investment vehicles, as well as disputes arising out of renewable energy investments in the Shanghai municipality.

Trevor was previously a white-collar criminal prosecutor for the Attorney General’s Chambers in Singapore. He holds a law degree from University College London where he graduated with multiple academic prizes. Aside from his work in the ACfPU, in his free time Trevor gives free legal advice to low income earners in South-West London Legal Centres.

Trevor is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and a member of the Law Society.