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2020 Australia China Alumni Award for Corporate Achievement

Celebrate the Success of Australian Alumni in China

Australia China Alumni Award for Corporate Achievement

This award celebrates alumni who have made significant accomplishments within a corporate environment across all industry sectors.  

A nominee’s achievements can span an entire career or can be a single outstanding accomplishment, with outcomes that not only advanced the performance of her or his organization but also developed an internal company culture. 

It seeks to recognise both established and emerging commercial leaders, all of whom should have been able to demonstrate leadership ability, a flair for her or his field, and a passion for corporate social responsibility.

To view the finalists of other categories, please click HERE

Bill Feng

Monash

Hubert Feng

UNSW

Shawn Ma

La Trobe

Jianda Ni

WINNER

La Trobe

Chris Pan

RMIT

John Zhang

UQ

Bill Feng

General Manager of Bitzer

Monash University Alumnus

Beijing based

Bill has been General Manager with full P&L responsibility in China for a German company in the mechanical, industrial engineering and construction industry since 2007. Serving in foreign companies for over 20 years, he has accumulated rich managerial experience with P&L responsibility in multinational companies. He has proven in entering new market by launching new products.
Bill has completed his Master of Business Administration (MBA), at Monash Mt. Eliza Business School, Australia. Bill also holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Mechanical Engineering – Internal Combustion) and is a qualified Associate Management Accountant (AMA).

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Hubert Feng

Head of Legal and Compliance APAC, Liquidnet

University of New South Wales Alumnus

Hong Kong based

I have been an inhouse counsel and compliance professional for the last 15 years in reputable global financial organisations. I specialize in tradable securities related regulation and designing of compliance programs. I have worked in legal in relation to primary debt capital markets work, OTC derivatives work, prime finance, cash equities trading, bonds secondary trading, commodities and FX trading, with corporate banks, investment banks, private wealth managers and commodity exchanges in regional APAC roles.

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Shawn Ma

Hisense Group Senior Scientist and Hisense Telecommunication Company Vice General Manager

La Trobe University Alumnus

Qingdao based

Dr. Xiaohang MA got his Ph.D Degree from the Computer Science Department, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia in 2005. He finished his post-doctor study in 2015 and Shandong Province Government conferred on him the “Shandong Excellent Post-Doctor Award”. In 2006, Dr. Ma was the R&D Department Manager at Alcatel-Lucent Company and his current position is Hisense Group Senior Scientist and Hisense Telecommunication Company Vice General Manager. In recent years, he won the “Qingdao Top-notch Talent Support Program”, “Qingdao Technological Invention Award”,”Shandong Taishan Industry Leading Talent” etc.

马小航,海信集团资深科学家,青岛海信通信有限公司副总经理,正高级工程师。2005年毕业于澳大利亚La Trobe大学,获得计算机科学博士学位;2016年完成博士后研究工作出站并且获得山东省优秀博士后的称号。2006年加入阿尔卡特朗讯公司青岛研发中心,担任研发技术总监;2011年加入海信集团,先后荣获“青岛市科技进步奖一等奖”,“青岛市拔尖人才”,“山东省泰山产业领军人才”等称号,山东省科学技术奖评审专家库成员,市南区产学研创新联盟第一届专家智库专家。

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WINNER

Jianda Ni

Chairman & CEO of Jupai Holdings Limited

La Trobe University Alumnus

Shanghai based

Mr Jianda Ni has served as Jupai’s chairman of the board since April 2015, and as the Company’s chief executive officer since May 2017 and previously from April 2015 to February 2017.

Prior to joining the company, he served as the Chairman of Shanghai Industrial Holdings Limited, or SIHL, from July 2010, an executive director of SIHL from February 2014 and an executive director of Shanghai Industrial Investment (Holdings) Co., Ltd. from November 2013.

Prior to July 2010, he was a deputy chief executive officer of SIHL. In the past, Mr. Ni also served as a director and president of Shanghai Urban Development and the general manager of Shanghai Xuhui Real Estate Management Co., Ltd., the deputy general manager of Shanghai Urban Development and the general manager of the real estate department of China Huayuan Group Ltd.

Mr Ni was named in the Top Ten Persons of the Year in the 2006 China International Real Estate and Arch-tech Fair, elected as one of 2007 Boao Forum’s Most Influential Persons in China’s Real Estate Industry in 20 Years and recognized as one of the Top Ten Entrepreneurs in the Shanghai Real Estate Sector in 18 years in 2005.

He is currently the honorary president of Shanghai Young Entrepreneurs Association and a Vice Chairman of the China Real Estate Association.

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Chris Pan

Operation – SCM Director, PTL Group

RMIT Alumna

Shanghai based

Chris is an experienced business leader with extensive international engagement, working as a senior executive at PTL group (a company with a $1000M+ trade volume of clients), specializing in brand strategy, operation  optimization and service delivery.  She has a proven track record of successfully managing complex issue resolutions; leading a high performing team to deliver integrated business solutions to bridge 300+ international companies’ market penetration into China; implementing strategy for growth, and navigating intricate policies to assist new companies to establish their reputations in China across a wide range of industries including life science, technology, medical and  security. Client networks are from Australia, Asia, Middle East, Europe and North America.

In her previous role as Austcham Shanghai Board Director, she used her experience in global trading compliance, strategic partnership engagement and extensive governance experience to strengthen the relationship between China and Australia, especially in the fields of Chinese market navigation, entrepreneurship-focused education, SME incubation and business matchmaking.

With her ‘Meet the future’ project, Chris continues to show her entrepreneurship spirit and commitment to make a positive impact on society and to help build a stronger community through education. Chris remains committed to empowering female entrepreneurs and young professionals in her other roles as Industry Mentor for RMIT University and as VP for the RMIT University Alumni Committee Shanghai. 

潘悦婷女士是一位经验丰富的国际商业领导者,现任PTL集团(一家拥有超过10亿美元的客户交易额的公司)高级执行官,专门从事品牌战略,运营优化和服务交付。她在成功管理复杂问题解决方案方面拥有实战经验;并领导一支高绩效团队,提供整合的业务解决方案,以桥接300多家国际公司在中国的市场渗透;实施增长战略,制定复杂的政策,以帮助各客户公司在包括生命科学,技术,医疗和安全在内的众多行业中在中国树立声誉。客户网络涵盖澳大利亚,亚洲,中东,欧洲和北美。

在担任上海澳大利亚商会董事期间,她利用在全球贸易合规,战略伙伴关系确立和董事会监管治理方面的经验来加强中澳之间的广泛合作关系,特别是在中国市场导航,以创业精神为重点的教育,中小企业方面孵化和业务对接等领域。

潘悦婷女士还通过她的“遇见未来”项目,继续展现她的企业家精神和致力于对社会产生积极影响并倡导通过教育帮助建立更强大社会的承诺。作为RMIT大学的行业导师和RMIT大学校友委员会副主席,她仍然致力于为女企业家和年轻专业人士提供支持和赋能。

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John Zhang

Finance Director reporting to Group President of Oriental Cambridge Education Group, Beijing

University of Queensland Alumnus

Beijing based

Jun [John] Zhang has 20+ years working experience, 16+ years finance management experience in FT500 and public listed multinational companies including over 9 years in the FedEx Group and more than 5 years in Papa John’s International. Currently, he is a member of the Executive Leader Team for the Oriental Cambridge Education Group in Beijing. 

He bright with a Master of Business Administration from The University of Queensland, a Master of Accounting from Macquarie University in Sydney and a Bachelor of Economics from Tianjin University. John remains a Fellow Member of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants [FCPA, CPA Australia] and Member of International Business Professionals.

张军(John Zhang)在世界500强企业和上市跨国公司拥有超过20年的工作经验,16年以上财务管理经验。其中包括在美国联邦快递工作超过9年及美国棒约翰国际公司工作超过5年。目前是北京东方剑桥教育集团执行领导团队的成员。

他拥有昆士兰大学工商管理硕士学位、悉尼麦格理大学会计学硕士学位和天津大学经济学学士学位,他还是澳大利亚注册执业会计师协会的会员[FCPA,CPAust.]和国际商务师(原外经贸部认证)。

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