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Meet the Experts: Life Sciences Asia Pacific Clinic

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Discover the potential opportunities in the Asian Life Sciences market with the Department for International Trade (DIT). Meet with global DIT representatives from China, India, South Korea, Japan and Australia, each with expert knowledge about the Life Sciences sector in their markets. As well as the overseas representatives, there is also the opportunity to meet with our Yorkshire and the Humber Life Sciences sector specialist. 1-2-1s will be bookable with all representatives and will provide a unique opportunity to ask questions and gain insight on your next export market.

China
Dadong Li, DIT Trade and Investment Manager – DIT China
Based in Beijing, Dadong covers the Life Sciences sector for North China. Prior to DIT, Dadong worked as a junior scientist with the Chinese Academy of Sciences on natural product synthesis for oncology drug discovery and a senior management consultant on Strategy with PwC.

India
Nandita Rajput, DIT Commercial Officer – DIT India
Based at the British Deputy High Commission in Ahmedabad, India, Nandita is a commercial officer for life sciences and chemicals sectors within DIT. Nandita has successfully delivered several projects on UK – India partnerships, supporting companies to collaborate on research and development, innovation, technology transfers and commercialisation of their products.

South Korea
Eunjung Lee, Trade Officer – DIT South Korea
A Trade Officer covering the Life Sciences sector at DIT South Korea, Eunjung supports British companies who wish to export their products and services to the Korean market. As well as leading outward trade missions to Korea to promote UK Life Sciences, Eunjung also provides Overseas Market Introduction Service to UK clients, to give them a better understanding of the Korean market.

Japan
Akiko Okamoto, Senior Trade Adviser – DIT Japan
With significant experience in the technology sector, Akiko now supports the Life Sciences team in DIT Japan. Japan is the second largest pharmaceutical and medical devices market, and is reliant on imports for medical devices which accounts for approximately 40% of the market.

Australia
Emile Brys, Senior Trade Development Manager – DIT Australia
Emile has spent over twelve years working in the Life Sciences industry, both in the UK and Australia. He has held Business Development roles in global clinical research organisations, and more recently in the Australian biotechnology industry. As part of DIT Australia, Emile specifically covers Trade in the Life Sciences sector.

DIT Yorkshire and the Humber
Tom Elliott, Life Sciences Regional Sector Specialist – DIT Yorkshire & Humber

Tom’s background comes from international regulation and legality of sale specifically within the anaesthetics industry. Since then he has worked within Life Sciences and medical devices in export management positions covering most markets around the world. Tom joined the Department of International Trade in 2012 as a specialist adviser, and has worked with companies across the Yorkshire and Humber region to expand their international market share and provide access to DIT’s overseas networks and domestic support packages.

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