Financial & Professional Services Award Finalists

The Finalists for the Financial & Professional Services Award are:

CIMA China

CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) is the world’s largest and leading professional body of management accountants, with 195,000 members and students in 176 countries. Its  members and students work in industry, commerce and not for profit organisations.  Constantly updating its qualification, professional experience requirements and CPD programme ensures that its members and students are first choice for employers who are recruiting financially trained business leaders. CIMA has opened five offices in China and nearly doubled its headcount in the past three years.


Ernst & Young

Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, its 152,000 people are united by its shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. Ernst & Young is one of the largest professional services organisations in Greater China, having had a presence in the region for 40 years.  It was one of the first international organisations to establish operations in mainland China in 1981.



Rothschild is a global financial advisory house and has had a presence in China since 1838. Moreover, Rothschild was one of the first business institutions from the West to re-establish relations in 1953. It has had a permanent office in the region since 1973 ensuring that Rothschild is very familiar with the economic development path of China and the corresponding trends and issues facing the various industries within the country. Drawing heavily on its highly talented, bilingual and committed bankers in the region, Rothschild has developed a strong ability to bridge cultural gaps between management of foreign and PRC entities throughout its history in China.


Standard Chartered Bank

Standard Chartered is a leading international banking group. It has operated for over 150 years in some of the world’s most dynamic markets and earns around 90 per cent of its income and profits in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. It is committed to building a sustainable business over the long term and is trusted worldwide for upholding high standards of corporate governance, social responsibility, environmental protection and employee diversity. Standard Chartered’s heritage and values are expressed in its brand promise, ‘Here for good’. In China, the Bank set up its first branch in Shanghai in 1858 and has remained in operation throughout the past 150 years.


Willis Insurance Brokers

Willis Group Holdings plc is a leading global insurance broker. Through its subsidiaries, Willis develops and delivers professional insurance, reinsurance, risk management, financial and human resource consulting and actuarial services to corporations, public entities and institutions around the world. They have more than 400 offices in nearly 120 countries, with a global team of approximately 17,000 Associates serving clients in virtually every part of the world. Founded in 1828, Willis’ relationship with China dates back to 1926 when Willis launched its first office in Shanghai.


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Awards Categories
Best New Exporter to China Award
Best Services Award
British Company of the Year Award
Chinese Investor of the Year Award
Education Institutional Partnership of the Year Award
Innovation Award
New Business Award
Sustainable Business Award

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