2023 Speakers

2 days of learning and inspiration on design, sustainable development, prospective trends, innovations, brands best practices

Johnnie LI

Senior Marketing Director


Lijun, currently serves as the Senior Marketing Director of Liushen & GF Brand owned by Shanghai Jahwa. With over 20 years’ experience in FMCG brand management and sales management for both traditional channels and E-Commerce, he has successfully helped Jahwa to build several leading brands in beauty and personal care categories, and has his unique viewpoints and practice on the cultivation of local brands, as well as the creation of brand value.




With 10+ years of innovation consultancy experience, HU Bin can identify white spaces by leveraging his trans-cultural, trans-industry, and trans-disciplinary knowledge. He co-founded FutureMatters, a future-driven innovation consultancy helping corporates identify disruptive innovation opportunities by integrating consumer insight and strategic foresight. He co-founded China’s first future-thinking community, the FuturistCircle which connects futurists, foresight practitioners, and change-makers.




Born in Cognac in 1971, Cyril Camus received his Business education in France, the USA, and China, before starting his career in the Wines and Spirits industry in Beijing in 1994. After returning to the Cognac based family company in 1998 Cyril first took on the Marketing Director role, repackaging the core range of the company and strengthening its authenticity and heritage values.

Since becoming President of the Group in 2003, he has engaged fully with China, through the creation of the CAMUS-YUANLIU company to distribute his brand as well as other fine wines and spirits in the Chinese market, and through the distribution of well-known Chinese brands such as MOUTAI in international markets.
In the most recent years, MOUTAI has become the leading brand of Chinese Spirits in the international Duty-Free market, while China has become one of CAMUS’ largest market.
The Camus Group also conducts its activities in China through Maison Camus Lounge in Beijing, a luxury cognac lounge dedicated to the enjoyment of the Finer Things in Life.
Cyril Camus became a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur (National Order of the Legion of Honor, France’s highest distinction) in 2017.

Celine CEN

Development and Sourcing Office Manager


Working for luxury brands over 20 years. In charge of packaging development and purchasing. Leading Eco-conception strategy implementation for packaging in Asia. Helping suppliers on compliance in terms of CSR of their factories.

Pascal CHEN

Shanghai Branch Director

CCI France Chine



Legacy Beauty Group

Legacy Beauty Group (LBG) is a cosmetic brands management company and exclusive distributor of inspirational beauty brands. They help international beauty brands to grow and approach the Chinese market as well support the internationalization of content driven Chinese brands.
The model is based on a long-term vision, emphasizing the values of the brand’s historical legacy, stimulating creativity, pursuing excellence and beyond.




The Promise strives to be the best museum & art licensing agency in China. Aiming to raise awareness for cultural heritage as well as to create values for museums and brands, The Promise incorporates core values of cultural heritage pieces into creating meaningful products with top brands worldwide. Let art walk into our daily lives and become part of our lifestyle.

Since 2018, The Promise has been consistently working together with some of the best museums worldwide such as The Palace Museum Beijing, Dunhuang Academy, The British Library, etc. Created successful and meaningful products that received positive feedback such as Xiaomi Smartphone x The Palace Museum Beijing, Amazon Kindle x Dunhuang Academy, usmile Electric Toothbrush x The British Library, Cheers Calendar x The British Library, etc.

There is tremendous opportunity in Art business, and it takes a lot of passion, sincerity and respect to create works that truly add value to cultural heritage. The Promise will continue to provide value for both Its brands and IPs for the market.

Anne-Sophie GAUVIN

Managing Partner


Isabelle GAVALDA



At the frontier of marketing and art, the Somexing agency brings art to the heart of brand strategy, as a vector of meaning, emotion and innovation.

For ten years, Somexing agency provides a advanced monitoring on contemporary art and design in France and abroad, with a particular interest in Chinese artists.
Today, the agency leads a network of art market professionals and artists’ studios, including illustrators, photographers, contemporary artists and craftsmen.
Its team orchestrates limited edition projects, from the creation of the artworks with the artists to their adaptation to packaging or products, and the design of activation tools for digital and events.

Daisy GUO

CMO of VEECO ZHAOCo-founder of BuZhiTao, ex Co-Founder of Tezign Technology, “world Economic Forum Global Shaper”, “Forbes 30U30”, Gen.T 100…

Daisy cofounded BuZhiTao in 2021, with the mission “to nourish ourselves and heal the Earth”, BuZhiTao is committed to experiencing the presence of life and enjoying the abundance of nature with customers through products and services.
Prior to founding BuZhiTao, Daisy is experienced in strategy, organization development and marketing and confounded Tezign technology. She graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts and was the assistant curator of China Pavilion of Venice Biennale.
Daisy is “World Economic Forum Global Shaper”, a member of “TSOTH”, awarded “Forbes 30U30”, “Gen.T 100 young pioneers”. She focuses on spiritual awakening, organic agriculture, organizational change, corporate social responsibility, etc .and advocated that people enjoy the joy of life and experience the beauty of nature.


Associate Director, Daxue Consulting

Daxue Consulting

Yuwan has ten years of professional experience. She spent seven years in France, studied then worked for a beauty group in Europe before joining daxue consulting in 2015.
Yuwan has led and managed projects covering five major sectors, incl. Luxury, FMCG, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, and Education. She’s an expert in market research and strategy in both B2B and B2C fields.
Fluent in English, French, and Mandarin, Yuwan mainly works in collaboration with leading global brands. Her rich experience allows her to develop strong and comprehensive knowledge across multiple verticals.

Charles HU

Key Account Director

LPLUS Packaging


Senior Brand Strategist


As a post 80s born in Southeast China, Dora has lived in major cities in Greater China including Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. She has a deep understanding about the Chinese culture and Chinese consumers, knowing they’re diversified groups according to their different geographic origins, educational backgrounds and generations. For Somexing agency, she is a senior brand strategist, helping clients investigate the Chinese consumer insights, learn the latest trends and develop relevant and inspiring creative ideas.


Installation Artist


Graduated from UC Berkeley. Often draws inspiration from the great nature, poetry
and eastern philosophy, mixing with contemporary visual and techniques, she explores the common ground between
art, nature, and culture. Her works have been exhibited in China, U.S., France, England, Switzerland, Korean, and
have received wide attention. At the same time, she has had numerous successful collaborations with top luxury
JUJUWANG was one of the three global talents to receive “Swarovski Designer of the Future Award”. In 2020, she was
enlisted as one of the young artists on the “YOUTH POWER” by “ART POWER100” China, and was awarded “Young
Artist of the Year” by Robb Report. From 2019-2020, she was awarded “Future Leader of the Year” and “Committee
Leader of the Year” by AmCham Shanghai.

Anna KIM

Global Brand Director


12 years of Marketing and Branding experience with expertise in Luxury, Fashion and Lifestyle. Master Degree of Psychology and Psychotherapy. MBA at Aston, UK. EBA at Jiaotong, China. Fluent in Ukrainian, Russian, English, and Chinese.




Global senior VM manager


Based on the ancient Eastern philosophy ‘Oneness With Nature’, ICICLE selects high-quality natural fabrics and crafts them with ethical care. In a minimal contemporary style, ICICLE reveals the art of nature through the pursuit of a free and balanced urban life.


Strategy Director


Zhicheng LIU




Marketing Director


Founded in 2001, Carslan is a leading cosmetics brand in China. With its excellent quality and global supply chain, it brings high-quality cosmetics experience to Chinese consumers. For 20 years, Carslan has specialized in cosmetics supported by its global research and development capabilities. Besides domestic factories, Carslan has established a European R&D center. It is deeply trusted by consumers with more than 8000 outlets nationwide, covering more than 2000 cities, and the number of outlets ranks first in the country. Carslan is well recognized by major media and received more than 100 awards.

Specialized in brand building and marketing for over 10 years, she has worked in FMCG head enterprises such as Unilever, Mars Wrigley and domestic leading cosmetics company Carslan. She was responsible for new product development, brand building, e-commerce marketing, PR, visual production and other end-to-end marketing functions . Rachel LU has won many industry awards, such as the Effie Award and the ROI Festival Award, and has built up top-selling SKUs in many categories.

Maggie MEN

WGSN Trend Director


Maggie has been working in the fashion industry for more than 15 years, gaining a deep insight into both international trends and local market requirements in China. As the trend director of WGSN China, she researches design development and trends, combining them with commercial strategies for our clients.

Maggie converts the international authority of WGSN and cutting-edge trends into advice for local Chinese brands, providing guidance based on their specific needs.


Asia Pacific Beauty Care Technical & Global Marketing Director


With a master’s degree in organic chemistry and cosmetic formulation by University Pierre et Marie Curie (UVSQ) and ISIPCA, Carla PEREZ started her professional career at Seppic in the Actives’ R&D department followed by some R&D formulation experience on W/Si Emulsions. Afterwards, she evolved into a sales position in the UK where she was in charge of the cosmetic business. Then she came back to the French headquarters and took care of active ingredient export sales as well as technical support. From 2008 until 2012, she moved to the USA as the Actives sales and technical support manager and moved back to France, where she spent 2 years and a half years as the operational marketing manager for functional active ingredients and now she is located in Shanghai (China) since 2015, where she is the Asia Pacific Technical & Marketing manager. She is responsible for the marketing part (operational and strategic) for all Asia Pacific regions. She also handled, for 2 years and half business development accross APAC, and is in charge of the technical service center .


Managing Director

Cent Degrés Asia

Josselin ROULET

Sales General Manager



Head of Procurement


Elsa SHENG, Procurement AVP China of Richemont, mainly in charge of developing and deploying
company-wide vendor sourcing strategy and leading a procurement transformation. Worked in
L’Oreal for 9 years coverage including country to APAC region as well. Full working experience in
luxury industry.

Shine SHI

Category Director – Fine Fragrance

MANE (Shanghai) Fragrances & Flavours

vAns Speaker TBC

Founder of TRASHAUS

co-founder of PLASELEMENT, practitioner of circular economy innovation

Former Sustainability & Design Director of Ele.me;He has lived in Germany for many years and worked as a German Volkswagen designer. He was responsible for the development and design of a variety of Chinese models. vAns has a rich industrial design and manufacturing background and understanding.

TRASHAUS, a consulting agency focused on circular economy innovations. The company has successively served a number of domestic and foreign consumer brands including Unilever, Danone, IKEA, ALDI, etc., helping brands customize circular economy links and solutions. Based on the strong local recycling and manufacturing network, we can quickly establish a circular economy value chain based on project needs nationwide, and have very rich experience in product innovation and implementation.


General Manager


GM of Shanghai Lesu 3D Technology Co.,Ltd
Executive Director of China 3D Printing Culture Museum
Head of Shanghai BaoShan District Intelligent Manufacturing R & D Center
Vice president of Shanghai BaoShan District Cultural Industry Creativity Promotion Association


Business Director of Husband Retail Business, Director of Monocle Business, Director of Winkreative


JoJo was graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong with her master degree on advertising. In 2011, She worked in Landor associate Hong Kong as an associate brand manager and managed key FMCG clients such as P&G and Kraft. In 2012, she joined x. which is the mother company of the creative agency. Winkreative and global media brand MONOCLE as the head of business development APAC. She established the Hong Kong office for Winkreative and leading its business growing in Asia Pacific. She has been project manager, coordinating with London creative team on numbers of prestigious destination projects such as TAI KOO Li for Swire properties, Victoria dockside for New world development, Airside for NanFung properties, and Seoul Sky the tallest tower in South Korea for LOTTE Development.

In 2020, she joined MMBP associates as a business director and established its China office based in Shanghai. She is working closely with core creative team in London, focusing on the new age of branding which is more diverse, interactive and digitalised.

She has established her own drink and lifestyle brand goodo (咕嘟), collaboratingwith a Japanese enzyme juice producer and opened its first store in Shanghai XINTIANDI Plaza in 2018. Due to this brand, she has been awarded as one of GenT 100 (Tomorrow’s leader) by <Tatler> in 2020.


Shanghai Strategy Director

BETC Design

Peter WU


Cloud Beauty


Creative Director


DENG Xiongbo is the founder and multi awarded Creative Director of Shenzhen Lingyun Creative Packaging (LEADWAY).
Considering the growing consumer awareness toward shopping experience and aesthetic, he believes that the brand and designer should create a more enjoyable experience and design service in China.
His work has been awarded by The Pentawards, The Dieline Awards, D&AD, The One Club, Red Dot Awards, iF design awards, IDEA, Graphis Design Annual, Core77 Design Awards, Topawards Asia…among others. In 2020, DENG Xiongbo was the Pentawards Designer of the Year.

June XU

R&D Packaging Leader


June XU, Sr. R&D Packaging Leader, APAC from Coty Shanghai. Worked for Dior, Revlon and Unilever, with more than 20 years packaging experience in beauty industry.

Evelyn YIN

Operations manager


Environmental and Biological Science graduate.
Specialize in technique and solutions regarding post-consumer packaging material recycling.
Experiences in supply chain establishment, management, and maintenance, including processing, manufacturing, storage and logistics, product control and global sourcing.
Insights on APAC and global markets, especially in environmental and sustainability services.

Guangyu ZHANG


Guangyu Zhang is a contemporay artist famous for mixing traditional Chinese elements with the flashy sensibilities of Pop, creating artworks between kaleidoscopic abstractions and surreal landscapes. He has collaborated with brands from Carlsberg beer to Hennessy Cognac driving the design teams through the adaptation of his fairy artworks.



GREENEXT / Adventi Communication

Hong founded Adventi Communication in 2004, an agency dedicated to providing strategy consulting and project creation for the development of international luxury and designer brands in Chinese market. In 2019, Hong established GREENEXT, an online and offline platform committed to promoting sustainable fashion and lifestyle.


Founder and CEO

Shenzhen LingYi Technology Innovation Co. , PITAKA

He founded the technology brand PITAKA in 2016 and has been involved in material sustainability exploration and product design for 15 years. He has designed over 50 products, 12 of which are made from waste.

James is an amateur rock musician and had many years of experience in music production before founding PITAKA, which in turn influenced his product design and business operations.

Carol ZHOU

Shiseido Senior VP

Shiseido China Business Innovation & Investment representative Office


Project Director

Shanghai Fenschang, Biotechnology Co