Hanson Li is a principal at Eaton Square. Based in Beijing, China, he specializes in China-related M&A transactions, capital advisory services and public-private partnership (PPP) projects in Healthcare and Medical Technologies, Education, Cleantech, High-end Manufacturing and Insurance. He also regularly advises both local Chinese and multinational clients in matters covering China’s industrial regulations and reform agenda, governmental and international relations, and the dynamics of various international markets.
Before co-founding a China-focused strategy consultancy, Huatone China Strategic Investment Solutions, Inc. (“Huatone China”), Hanson had honed his leadership and business development skills across a number of industry-leading companies, including as a core executive at a Nasdaq-listed private healthcare management service provider in China, where his portfolio covered strategic planning, new business acquisition and investor relations; and as a director of strategy and operations at Lenovo’s (992:HK) Global Emerging Markets Group, overseeing strategic expansion across regional markets in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe. He has also been appointed to various research and consulting positions in China and the US, by clients including the World Bank Institute, UNICEF, Massachusetts State legislature and various think tanks in China.
Among his other affiliations, he is a Research Fellow at the Sinosight Thinktank, a Beijing-headquartered policy and business strategy advisory with connections with China’s State Development and Reform Commission (SDRC), where his research focuses on China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative and more generally the policy & governance aspects of globalisation.
Hanson holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Boston University School of Law, with a concentration on corporate and finance law, a Master of Science in political economy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and a Bachelor’s in international affairs (summa cum laude equivalent) from China’s Peking University.