Association of Chinese Professionals in the UK
马力 - President of Association of Chinese Professionals in the UK
Li is an investor, part-time TV interviewer, and social entrepreneur. He works at Tencent, and is responsible for Tencent's interactive entertainment and technology investment into the UK. Prior to Tencent, he was an M&A banker and UK corporate broker at Deutsche Bank in London, advising on a variety of multi-billion transactions for FTSE-listed and pan-European corporates.
He has been regularly featured on China’s most-watched TV channel CCTV-1 since 2012, interviewing various industy leaders globally including Jack Ma (Alibaba), Wang Jianlin (Wanda Group), Kobe Bryant (NBA star), with topics ranging from entrepreneurship and business to and technology. He is an advisor to Hunan TV’s technology programme “My Future”.
Li was selected globally by British Council into its Social Entrepreneurship Programme. He served as part-time CFO of a cleantech startup based in Oxford, advising its fundraising and strategy globally.
He also serves as President of Association of Chinese Professionals in the UK.
Li is an Oxford graduate in MSc Financial Economics. Prior to Oxford, he studied at Nottingham University’s China and UK Campus and was the recipient of National Scholarship of China.
Li was born in Jining, China and the 77th generation descendant of Confucius. He is also a formal Adviser to the municipal government.