Dr. Xiaoying Fu

Chair, NZ China HiTech Innovation Alliance

NZ China HiTech Innovation Alliance is an organisation aiming to collectively help NZ HiTech and innovation companies entering into China market or vice versa; an independent director for Pure-Ora Mountain ginseng, a pioneer on growing ginseng in New Zealand; I was on the board of New Zealand Asian Leaders, a former executive member of Hong Kong New Zealand Business Association, an investor of Kiwa Digital. I am a member of the Institute of Directors and Auckland Rotary Club,

By training, I am a scientist and an IT professional. I did my Ph.D in computer science at Southampton University, worked for IBM, ANZ and Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED). Innovation, hi-technology and education have always been my passion.

My skill set ranges from governance to technical understanding, business development, leadership and investment. I am a leading player in bilateral trade and investment between New Zealand and China. I have worked on many investments from China into New Zealand including successful and unsuccessful bids. I have also helped many NZ clients doing business with China. I have a good understanding of various industries in New Zealand.