Bruce Richardson spent over 25 years developing business opportunities in China and is fluent in Mandarin. He has held senior positions in industry and government. Mr Richardson has more than 16 years of experience in the private sector, having worked as general manager of one of Australia’s blue chip companies in Shanghai. He was also general manager of a UK-based company with production and marketing operations in China, and general manager of a business consultancy company based in Beijing. Mr Richardson has lived in China for over 15 years where he has an extensive business network, particularly in the iron and steel industry.