Steve interviews some of the world’s most prominent CEOs, sharing global CEO best practice and the latest advancements in the global leadership agenda. The programme reaches an audience of hundreds of millions across the world.
Having worked in China for over 10 years, Steve has become an expert in Chinese CEOs and Eastern business practices and, has in turn become a trusted confidant to many Western MNCs based in China. He was the first Westerner to gain access to the China Entrepreneur Club, is a trusted friend to many of China’s domestic entrepreneurs and has written The Secrets of Chinese CEOs and Dreams to Last, two publications sharing Chinese CEOs’ best business practices. Steve is also on the Board of Renren, China’s version of Facebook.
Ana is Managing Partner for Xinfu and has helped set up Xinfu’s global presence across London, Silicon Valley, China and Australia. With global experience Ana sets up strategic value partnerships that result in strong organic growth and long-term super returns.
Ana is also a world renowned International Consultant and Coach and has hosted personal and business transformation events for FTSE100 and Fortune500 companies around the world. She has lived in over six different countries and recently founded her own consultancy and talent development agency specialising in female executives, entrepreneurs and next generation leaders. Her mission is to help bridge the equality gap in the corporate world and inspire a new generation of leaders who are real, inspiring and entrepreneurial.
In 2017 Ana hosted the first ever Women of Inspiration retreat in Maui. The retreat brought together some of the most influential women from companies such as Google, DSM, blue chip companies across China and also celebrities. The experience was the first of its kind to blend business, leadership, yoga and provided a platform for deep transformation and practical ways
Dean has enjoyed over 20 years in the TMT sector - in senior commercial roles at BSkyB, 21st Century Fox Europe (formerly News Corp Europe), Sky Italia, Abu Dhabi Media, and also as a startup CEO. His early career was spent in the oil industry at BP Oil. Dean's roles have concentrated on launching, building and scaling online and offline businesses in the UK, Europe and MENA. He has a degree in Business Administration + German from Loughborough University, plus an MBA from Cranfield School of Management.
Stacey is Xinfu's Operations Manager and EA to our CEO, Steve. Stacey's background is in operations and personal development coaching, and she's been coaching individuals and entrepreneurs for the last two years for her own business. Stacey's mission is to use coaching to help others challenge their weakness and struggles, and turn them into their strengths. Apart from a good excel spreadsheet, Stacey loves long walks and the occasional trip to Scotland!
For the past four years, Joy has managed Xinfu’s operations in China and has been integral to Xinfu’s growth in China. After gathering eight years’ full time language training experience, Joy started her mission to become a bridge between Eastern and Western culture. Joy has worked as Asia liaison for numerous Western clients since 2013.
Joy is an expert in helping daily business communication run smoothly and coherently, helping in areas such as mistranslation, misunderstanding due to culture shock and has a keen eye for detail.
Jonathan is an advisor to Xinfu and works with Xinfu’s clients to help them develop winning strategies and business models for outperformance.
Jonathan has been involved in the development and/or growth of more than a dozen consumer businesses spanning the telecommunications, technology and transportation (aviation, rail, commercial spaceflight) sectors.
For 15 years Jonathan worked closely with Sir Richard Branson, one of the world’s most inspiring and prolific entrepreneurs. He held several senior positions at Virgin Group, ultimately being appointed CEO of Virgin Group North America, where he oversaw the development of the Virgin brand and portfolio in the region.
With over 15 years’ experience in senior Human Resources, Programme and OD roles in the UK, Michelle has lead a range of complex multi-million transformation programmes across a range of industry sectors in both the public and private sector. Michelle’s passion for business performance, transforming cultures and a genuine love of people drives her mission to support organisations through their most testing times, as a coach, facilitator and confidant.