David Percival, Managing Director, China International Business Development Group, Deloitte,
is standing for the position of Vice Chair and At-Large
David with 9 years business experience in Shanghai leads Deloitte's China International Business Development Group. A team David founded to lead strategic business development across all Deloitte's professional services. David is currently active with the British Chamber both as the Vice Chairman and Chair of The Chamber’s Manchester Focus Group.
David formerly led UKTI’s Investment teams across China and was a senior British Consul in Shanghai and Commercial Director for UKTI at Shanghai World Expo. In his time in Shanghai David has supported c.200 Chinese companies investing in the UK and advised UK companies in China from start-ups to FTSE100. David is also Chairman of the Manchester – China business forum, which was established by George Osborne in 2013. David was awarded the MBE for services to UK business interests with China.
"If I am elected I would like to use my experience to ensure the Chamber is positioned to be the voice of UK business in Shanghai at the very top of the Chinese and UK Governments and with key commercial partners. I believe this can bring both significant opportunities to members while ensuring our business issues are heard."