Head of Beijing
Active in Beijing
Agnes Zhao is Head of the Beijing office and has extensive experience advising senior executives of Chinese and multinational companies on corporate communications, crisis communications, cross-border M&A, public affairs and other forms of corporate reputation management, as well as investor relations. She has also worked on designing and delivering research solutions to guide communications campaigns and feed into strategic decision making. Agnes joined Finsbury in summer 2014, from the Brunswick Group where she was a leader in the Asia energy, healthcare and financial services groups. She has strong relationships with key international, regional, national, and local press in Beijing, and understands the Chinese media landscape implicitly. Prior to Brunswick, Agnes was head of Citigate Dewe Rogerson’s Beijing office, and before that she worked at the China headquarters of an economic development agency, where she was in charge of marketing communications and strategic communications. Agnes graduated from Tsinghua University with a Master degree in foreign linguistics. She speaks fluent Mandarin and English.