Active in Hong Kong
Paul Yang is a Partner in Hong Kong and looks after clients in Greater China market. He has advised senior executives on a range of topics and practice areas including corporate and reputation management, crisis and issues handling, B2B engagements, financial services and capital markets, automotive, lifestyle, public affairs and stakeholder outreach. Before relocating to Hong Kong at the beginning of 2018, Paul has spent more than 15 years providing senior counsel to government-related entities and private companies in mainland China, as well as multi-national companies (MNCs) across Asia. Prior to joining Finsbury, Paul was General Manager of Ruder Finn Beijing office before relocating to Hong Kong to lead the growth of that office. In Beijing, he launched a public affairs practice that helped a number of MNCs clients engage governmental stakeholders in China and better understand and respond to the regulatory environment. During his tenure with Ruder Finn in Hong Kong, he also managed the automotive practice for the firm across Greater China region. Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in International Marketing from the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE). He is fluent in English and Mandarin.