Partner, Regional Economic Advisory Leader, Deloitte China
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River leads Deloitte China’s Regional Economic Advisory (REA) practice, enabling governments, industry parks and industry real estate investors and operators, to win against increasing competition among thousands of regions. REA develops “E2E Regional Prosperity Solutions” that includes a regional economy database (REAccess), industry planning, city and architectural designs, industry policy and government guided funds, full cycle construction management, debt restructure and project financing, investment attraction and roadshows for regional and city promotions.
River joined Deloitte as part of Monitor Group acquisition in 2013 and became a partner in 2018. Before joining Deloitte, River also worked for Roland Berger, Accenture and PwC Consulting.
River’s clients include China’s multi-tier cities and districts, national and provincial industry parks, and enterprises and capitals who invest and/or operate industrial real estates. River’s experiences and points of views in regional competitiveness are published and quoted in mainstream media including Harvard Business Review China, Sohu and Caijing.
River received his bachelor degree in Economics from Xiamen University in China, master degree in international affairs from Columbia University in the U.S. and he is a CFA charter holder.