Matthew Grandage

Owner, Consultant


I love helping businesses and other organisations understand China, its culture, business environment and people.  


A mechanical engineer by training, for 20 years I've been closely involved with China - including living and working there from 1999-2014. Since 2015 I've been the China-affairs Associate at export specialists Chamber International, advising businesses about market entry, partnership development, in-China management and business strategy.  Those businesses come from all kinds of sectors - food & beverage, tech, engineering, arts, education, tourism...

I've written features that have been published by, among others, The Law Society, The Yorkshire Post, Business Daily and (of course) Chamber International.

Key skills

  • Chinese culture and language

  • Practical experience of distributor relationships and building distributor networks

  • Strategic thinking for business and organisations

  • Strong understanding of China's business, social and online environments

  • Research and report writing

  • Presentations, training and public speaking

  • Management

  • Marketing