Guided by leaders with hands on commercial and business life experience.

Teachers With Vision

Our Instructors

The courses have been developed by some of the most accomplished trainers in the Industry with a proven track record of working in Main line China for a combined 30 years Plus. The Instructors bring a level of depth and richness to the topics that business all over the world have found invaluable after attending courses. 

International Business Instructor

Robin Nunley

Robin Nunley has nearly twenty five years of strategy consulting experience in the Asia-Pacific region. With a wide range of corporate advisory assignments, joint venture and the raising of finance. 

Business Development International works hands -on assistance to companies to develop their business with China, working with both inward and outward investors in this complex and difficult market. Areas of activity include market research, development of market entry strategies, structuring and negotiating joint ventures and Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprises, and negotiating licences and approvals. Helping clients to restructure or even exit from their China operations in a legal and orderly manner. Helping businesses resolve the many problems that can arise from operating a Chinese company. 


Engineering and Manufacturing Instructor

Professor Steve Brittan

Professor Steve Britton IEng, FIET Professor Steve Brittan is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology. He began began his career in engineering at Cincinnati Milacron Ltd with a six-year apprenticeship before qualifying as a Production Engineer. He advanced through the organization to become Plant Manager, during this period he spent time in the USA and a period of two years on secondment in the Middle East. He was appointed Works Manager at GKN Hardy Spicer responsible for a 30M manufacturing facility modernisation programme in 1984 before moving to Matrix Churchill Ltd in 1987. He was agin involved in projects in the Middle East before becoming Operations Director in 1989. Following the merger with BSA Machine Tools Ltd he was appointed Managing Director, a position he held since 1992 before transferring to BSA Technologies Ltd in 2015, he now acts as Business Advisor for BSA Tools Ltd. He spent a considerable amount of time overseas in China, Taiwan, USA, Canada, Mexico, South Africa, Pakistan and the Middle East where he has set up and developed several strategic Partnerships. Professor Steve Brittan is Past President and Board member of Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce. Currently he is an elected Council member and has served on the Executive Committee of the Asian Business Chamber of Commerce. He has previously been a Principal Committee member of the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), and has also served as Governor at Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMet) where he was Chairman of the Finance and Business Development Committee. Professor Brittan specialises in overseas business development with Birmingham City University and sits on the board of the board of the Birmingham China Business Forum.

Course Facilitator

Sophie Christopher

Sophie Christopher is Director and of the England China Business Forum which was established in 2012.