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The British Council in China’s Alumni UK Network has 13,000members who graduated from a UK university and now live or work in China. Launched in 1993, it provides both social and business networking opportunities all across China. Find out more about the Network
Beijing Chapter leaders
Snow Wu (Wu Xiaoxue) - Chair
MSc Management with Human Resource Management 2005
Snow got her Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy at Peking University and then went to University of Bath in 2004. After obtaining her Master's degree in Management in 2005, she returned to Beijing and worked as a marketing professional in British American Tobacco China, Nestle and now as the marketing manager in Madame Tussauds Beijing, Merlin Group.
In August 2009, she founded the Beijing Alumni Chapter with two other alumni. In the past 8 years she has been the key communicator with the university and involved in developing the chapter membership, planning and organising several alumni events.
Jessica Wang (Jia Wang)
MRes Bioscience 2005
Having been working in the education industry with tremendous experience since graduation from Bath, Jessica worked in Admissions Department with China Office of Kaplan International Colleges for four years, University of Bristol China Office for two years, and Coventry University for 3 years as China office manager respectively. Jessica joined RGU in June 2016 as China Office Manager, after working in the international education sector for 10 years. Now Jessica is focusing on raising the profile of RGU, contributing and managing RGU China team on achieving annual recruitment targets, establishing collaborative programs between RGU and domestic institutions as well as international exchanges and cooperation like Summer School programs and professional trainings.
Willa Wei Yan - Secretary
MA Interpreting & Translating 2012
Willa is currently a freelance simultaneous interpreter (English, French, Mandarin Chinese). She works for international conferences and business liasons on a project basis (e.g. 2017 UK-China Training Workshop on Antimicrobial Resistance; 2017 China France City Park Design Forum). Before that, she worked at Nestle at corporate communications function. Prior to her MA at Bath, Willa studied BA English Language and Literature at University of Birmingham and Beijing Language and Culture University.
Claire Lu Can - (Membership Secretary)
Msc Marketing 2015
Claire completed her Master’s degree in Marketing from University of Bath in 2015. After that, she returned to Beijing to work in the national art media, Art news of China, as a marketing manager for 18 months. Currently she is a brand supervisor in an education and training organisation.